How To Understand Rituals And Precepts

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Wind Bell: Teachings from the San Francisco Zen Center, p. 39
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This evening I want to talk about some problems you have when you come to Zen Center. And you understand why we practice-- zazen practice, pretty well. But why we observe this kind of ritual-- rituals, is maybe rather difficult to understand why. Actually, it is not something to be explained [laughs] so well. If you ask me why we observe or why I observe those rituals, you know, without much problem is difficult to answer. But first of all, why I do it is because-- because I have been doing for a ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).


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