Resuming Big Mind
File Name: 71-02-05
Not Always So, p. 53, *Nothing Special Selection
verbatim transcript, from audio, audio exists,
Purpose of sesshin is to be completely one with our practice. That is purpose of sesshin. Sesshin. Sesshin means-- We use two Chinese characters for setsu. Setsu means to treat or, you know, like you treat your guests or like a teacher [student?] treat his teacher, is setsu. Another setsu is “to control” or “to arrange things in order.” Anyway, it means to have proper function of mind.
When we say “control,” something which is controlled is our five senses and will, or mind, Small Mind, Monkey ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).