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Entries in Shunryu Suzuki (2)

Tuesday
Nov252014

Respect For Things

From Suzuki Roshi's Not Always So:

"Instead of respecting things, we want to use them for ourselves, and if it is difficult to use them, we want to conquer them".

Both things and people. Worth reading over slowly and reflecting on the current state of politics, and human rights, and the environment. [NOTE: Thanks to Kyosho Valerie Beer for sharing this last night].   

Wednesday
Oct102012

Bluejay

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].