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Lovely clip of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi giving a talk on the Sandokai at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center in 1971. 

"When you are not disturbed by bluejay, you know, bluejay wil come right into your heart, and you wil be a bluejay..." (2:52). 

Go here for more about this wonderful teacher and radiant human being. [NOTE: I love Suzuki Roshi's peep-peep-peep at 2:12]. 



I spent yesterday in a retreat and brush painting workshop with Dairyu Michael Wenger from the San Francisco Zen Center. Not as controlled and technically demanding as classic sumi-e, Michael teaches more of a free-stroke, let-the brush-paint-the-picture approach. It was great fun and I very much enjoyed the painting, but it's clear that I shouldn't give up my day job. [NOTE: Deep bows of gratitude, Michael].

Addendum: Couldn't resist posting one of my efforts from the workshop. Yeah, I know. And this was probably my best one...