Don't be attached to your attainment

File Name: 66-08-19-B

Friday, August 19, 1966

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Don't be attached to your attainment as a result of-- as a result of past effort. Or don't be attached to the refreshed stage you attained mechanically. Open up your mind wider and more-- be more subtle, ready to accept things as it is, and practice-- continue your practice. This is the meaning of sesshin. The mind you attained is not even quite newly refreshed mind. It is nothing itself-- itself, free from all attachment. I am very much grateful to sit with you in this way and to have more chance ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).


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