Shunryu Suzuki talking from Zen in America (video)

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video, Shunryu Suzuki and Tassajara (1970) section from a feature 35 mm documentary for theaters featuring gurus presented in full and in segments plus outtakes. Previously named Sunseed-SR.

And if we are able to listen to another word, in this way several words at that time you know, then the words will help us. The words will be the nourishment for us. But if we have to… If we try to listen to something wonderful [laughs] -- it means that to ignore the bird which we are listening now. You know, when you think Buddha said something wonderful, and I must find out what he meant; then your mind is directed to Buddha’s words [pointing up with his right hand], so you don’t hear the ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

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