Sesshin, Third Night Lecture

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verbatim transcript, from audio, tape noise, loud speedsup. Q & A after lecture.

We are talking about our practice. What is the practice, and what is enlightenment, and how we practice. Someone who is practicing is a man in reality. And the practice we practice is something in reality. And place we practice-- some place in reality. And the time you practice is also time in reality. So everything take place in realm of reality. That is true practice. So Dogen Zenji says: “If our practice does not include everything, it is not our practice.” And not only practice, but also place ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

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