Our pockets are full of treasure right now

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Sunday April 2, 1967 Sokoji Tony Artino notes “Our pockets are full of treasure right now.” (From Dogen) We originally were and are buddha nature. But the instant we attach something, we lose our nature. As analogy, consider the transparent nature of my eyeglasses. Attachment is like pasting images on them. In such a case they cannot function according to their true and original nature. When we retain our transparency, we are buddhas. When we attach to something we are ordinary ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).


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