Genjo-Koan No. 2 [1?]

File Name: 67-08-21

verbatim transcript, from audio, Suzuki is commenting on paragraphs 6 and 9–11 of Genjō-kōan.

Every day we work to support our activity. There will be a slight difference between your usual activity and activities in our monastery. Of course, we do our best in our work. The work you should—you do should be done by your very best effort and ability. But, the result of your efforts should not be attached too much. Or the ability you have should not be proud of. You should not take pride in your ability. Forgetting all about your ability and result of effort, you should still make your best in ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).


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