Practice Should Not Be Perfect, So Descendants Have Something To Do

File Name: 69-12-02

*Nothing Special Selection
verbatim transcript, from audio, audio exists

To accomplish something is difficult. And, you know, the difficulty you have moment after moment, which you have to work on, will continue forever [laughs, laughter]. I thought if I say so, if I say so, I thought you know, you may laugh [laughter]. And you are, you know, entrapped [laughs]. We say-- we have saying: to-- to attain enlightenment may not be so difficult, but to continue our practice is difficult. So after all, you know, why we practice zazen is to continue our practice. Or else, I ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).


More Transcripts:
Original Verbatim PDF

San Francisco Zen Center Archive

Early Zen Center Transcripts (Suggested Edited Version)

A/V Files:
Audio-2008

Audio-2015
 

Lecture Transcript List