Genjo-Koan No. 2 [1?]

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There is a slight difference between your usual activity and the activity in our monastery. Of course, we do our best in our everyday work in order to support our activity. The work you do should be done with your very best effort and to the best of your ability. But you should not be too attached or take pride in your ability. Forgetting all about your ability and the result of your effort, you should still do your best in your work. This is how you work in a monastery as a part of practice. And ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).


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