nature of our practice

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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. But if you don't know ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

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