The second paragraph of the Genjo Koan

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The second paragraph [of the Genjo Koan]: That we move ourselves and understand all things is ignorance. That things advance and understand themselves is enlightenment. It is Buddha who understand ignorance. It is people who are ignorant of ignor- -- enlightenment. Further, there are those who are enlightened about enlightenment, and those who are ignorant of ignorance. [Recording stops.]1 SR: -- trace of enlightenment-- enlightenment-- -- trace of enlightenment-- enlightenment-- ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).


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