To Polish A Tile Is Our Practice Actually

File Name: 67-08-24-D

Thursday, August 24, 1967

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This morning we understood how important it is to practice Zen; to understand our teaching; and to actualize our teaching in our everyday activity; and to attain harmony of intellectual faculty and emotional faculty. To attain this kind of oneness is only by the practice—there is no other way. By practice, you not only digest the teaching, but you attain the oneness of the various factors of your faculty. So whatever you do, it will—the work you do will become of your own. So this kind of practice is ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

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