Shosan Ceremony at Tassajara
File Name: 67-12-07
verbatim transcript, from audio, creek shosan. Footnotes restored 10/2/2020.
Buddha-- although Buddha started teaching at Varanasi,1 but actually when he attained enlightenment under the Buddha-- Bodhi tree, he started his teaching for the people now. After sitting for seven days, I want to see and I want to hear your true teaching. Now come and show me your teaching.
Student A: My heart is full of joy. This zendo at Tassajara is like my own home. Sitting in zazen, eating with my fellow monks, trying to follow the way of my Roshi. Word by word, moment by moment, ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).