This fascicle of [Shobogenzo]
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verbatim transcript, from audio, tape noise, slow. Footnotes restored 8/2/2020.
This-- this fascicle of [Shobogenzo] “Sokushin Zebutsu,” “Mind Itself Is Buddha”-- in this fascicle, he [Dogen Zenji] is giving us instruction [on] what is our practice-- what is transmitted way of practice from Buddha to us. “Mind itself is buddha” is-- looks like a kind of statement, but as you have seen already, it is not a statement at all for him and for us too if we understand what he meant with it.
So forgetting all about what he said in Shobogenzo, I want to give you the idea of our ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).