nature of our practice
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verbatim transcript, from audio, audio exists, Footnotes restored 9/12/2020.
As the nature of our practice is, like I told you over and over, and the point [of] our effort is directed-- is like this, for beginner it looks like very discouraging and frustrating. Someone said it is [laughs]-- Zen is like standing on-- on your head [laughs], you know. It is simple [laughing], but to keep standing is very difficult. In dokusan someone said. I think that is very true, but to stand on your head should not be difficult. But to keep standing is too difficult.
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