Sesshin, Shosan Ceremony

File Name: 69-09-00-E

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SR: -- it will be the foundation of the everyday activity. That is real [1 word]. Student A: Thank you very much. Student B: Docho Roshi, if our karmic thoughts interfere with our breath counting, just as do the flies in the zendo, should we not try to rid ourselves of them, even though it is a nice aid our practice? SR: Excuse me [2-3 words]-- Student B: If our karmic thoughts interfere with our breath-counting-- SR: Mm-hmm. Student B: -- just as do the flies in the ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).


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