On Bodhidharma's Day
File Name: 71-08-04
verbatim transcript, from audio, low. Q & A after lecture.
Tomorrow is the Bodhidharma's Day. We will have-- we have special ceremony this evening, and tomorrow also we will have special ceremony for him. As you know, he is the twenty-eighth patriarch from Buddha, [not] counting Buddha as the first, and he is twenty-eighth patriarch. I should like to introduce how he became a successor of Hannyatara the twenty-seventh patriarch, and then I want you [to] ask some questions. I will briefly introduce you [3-8 words unclear] twenty-eighth ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).