Correct zazen is your home

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“Will power is something you have always.” Thinking power in zazen is not thinking anymore. It includes being in a thinking attitude, but without any object of thought. When you sit you should settle yourself as if you were never going to stand up again. Usually our understanding of religious life is one-sided, emphasizing emotion or intellect or will such as asceticism. This sort of understanding misses the unity of these aspects of consciousness. Dogen’s religion is called wondrous and ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).


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