Lunch Instruction

File Name: 65-07-28-BN

Wednesday, July 28, 1965

verbatim transcript, from audio, tape noise, Transcription SDH 9/21. Tape 3 Summer Sesshin July 1965 Wednesday morning 12:00 lunch instruction. (Sound problem.)]

[Some words missed]... he [Buddha] came back and he ate his food, his meal, from this bowl. So we do not put anything but rice in this bowl. But—strictly speaking it is so. So, in this case, as old monks in Japan do, it is better to—it was better to break your eggs and put it in small bowl, and put rice from this—you know, like this. And we should eat from this bowl. [Laughs] I didn't explain it, so that is my fault. In such case, when someone make mistake, he should bow, you know, to Buddha, and to ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

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