What Is Self? What Is Our Practice?

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In my last trip to Japan I found out many things. The feeling I had there was-- they were-- you know, Japanese people nowadays are trying very hard, but according to Uchiyama Roshi, you know-- do you know him? He is in Kyoto, and he is practicing with students. And many Caucasian students were there. And when I went there they asked me to speak something [laughs], so I just saw them and talked a little. Japanese people now-- group, group-- bo-kei: group is group, but bo-kei means “lose themselves.” ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).


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