Priest Ordination Ceremony: Paul Discoe and Reb Anderson

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verbatim transcript, from audio, more noise, Footnotes restored 1/12/2021.

Suzuki (speaking formally):1 -- Paul Discoe and [1 word unclear] Reb Anderson, who have come here to be ordained as a disciple of the Buddha. Listen to-- listen calmly and attentively. Due to surpassing affinities, this ordination ceremony become possible. As Buddha's disciple, you have acquired the opportunity to receive the teaching transmitted from Shakyamuni Buddha through the patriarchs to me and to manifest the Buddha's way forever. Even the buddhas and patriarchs cannot help ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).


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