Epilogue: Zen Mind

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Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind, p. 133, *Nothing Special Selection

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verbatim transcript, from audio, audio exists, In the Zen Mind chapter of the book some text also came from 65-07-29-A, 65-07-30-B, 67-03-00 and 69-11-22.

This morning, I want to talk about our practice. And here in America, something special is happening: that is our group. Our students cannot be categorized in the same way we define Zen student-- Zen Buddhist in Japan, because you are not-- you are not priest and you are not complete-- completely layman. I understand it this way. That, you know, you are not priest is easy to understand, but that you are not completely layman is-- I think you are special, you know, people in our society. ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).


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