Sesshin Lecture: Genjo-Koan, Paragraphs 1–2

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The secret of all the teaching of Buddhism is how to live on each moment. Moment after moment we have to obtain the absolute freedom. And moment after moment, we exist in interdependency to past and future and other existence. So in short, to practice-- if you practice zazen, concentrating yourself on your breathing moment after moment, that is how to keep precepts, how to have the actual understanding of Buddhist teaching, and how to help others, and how to help yourself, how to attain liberation. Why ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

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