when you have a new experience

File Name: 67-08-02

verbatim transcript, from audio, A handwritten note on a Green Gulch copy says that date might be 8/19/67, and typed at the top says "Tassajara: week-sesshin ending the first training period, August, 1967."

…called gyo, or practice. This kind of process will be understood. So, when some new experience—when you experience some new experience, at first you may be, you know, even afraid of it. And you may cry over the new experience even, because it is so different from the experience you have had, and the experience is too real to you. But that is because your practice is still wanting[?]. You—you are not—until—you have to practice in other words until you get accustomed to the—you can digest the new ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

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