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Thursday, October 14, 1965

Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind, p. 46 | ZMBM Chart

from Los Altos Box, was dated wrong as 16 [14=thurs]

I don’t feel to speak after zazen. I feel the practice of zazen is enough but if I should say something. I think what I shall talk will be how wonderful it is to practice zazen in this way. Our purpose is just to keep this practice forever. This practice is started from beginningless time and it will continue for endless future. Strictly speaking, for human being there is no other practice than this practice. There is no other way of life than this way of life, because Zen practice is direct expression ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

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