Opening Lecture At Page Street Zendo: American Precepts

File Name: 69-11-22

Saturday, November 22, 1969

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I am so grateful with you to have chance to practice zazen in this, maybe, magnificent [laughs] building. I think we must be very grateful for Buddha and our successive patriarchs. Can you hear me? Can you hear me? I don't think I have much time to speak, but first of all, I want to express my gratitude and-- and my confidence or my-- I want to express my confidence in practicing with you. Whether we will be successful or not is, for me, out of question. I-- if we [are] bothered by that kind of ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

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