The Traditional Way, Summary of Shunryu Suzuki's Sesshin Lectures

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To understand what the "Traditional Way" of Buddhism is, and to actualize it in one's own life, are the most important points in being a sincere Buddhist. The Traditional Way of Buddhism, although it is dependent upon no particular form for its expression, the sutras and rituals handed down to us from the Patriarchs are a great help to us. A part of the ritual which may be particularly difficult for Americans to understand and accept is the bowing. After zazen (sitting meditation) we bow to the ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

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