Way-Seeking Mind, Part I

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-- mind. Without this way-seeking mind, our practice does not work. We say “just to sit,” or shikantaza. Only when we have a strong way-seeking mind, just to sit make sense. Without this mind, just to sit means maybe-- will mean just to sit mechanically and formally. The way-seeking mind-- when way-seeking mind vitalize the form you have in zazen may be actualized and make sense. People say “form” or “spirit”-- but to-- actually, you know, maybe if you do something without intellectual ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

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