calmness of your mind

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Good morning. We have been practicing sesshin, so I feel I didn't see some of you for a long, long time. We actually-- ”sesshin” means, you know, to, in one sense, to calm down, to have more calmness of mind in our activity and in our practice. But what does it mean, by “calmness of your mind.” It's maybe pretty difficult for you to understand. The calmness of mind is, you know, for instance, you may think if you seclude yourself in some remoted mountain or seclude yourself in zendo, you know, ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).


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