On Breathing

File Name: 70-05-02-A

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Right now you-- your feeling has changed from the feeling you had in your sitting. This is important. When you start a two-day sesshin you think, “I must sit two days continuously.” But that is not the way you should practice [laughs]. If you, you know, think in that way, you may feel-- you may be very much discouraged: “Oh my! I have to sit two days or seven days.” It is actually better to sit one period after one period: “Okay, I will sit one period.” Then, after kinhin, you must say to ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).


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