Believing in Nothing

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Thursday, December 30, 1965

Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind, p. 116 | ZMBM Chart

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I found out that it is necessary -- absolutely necessary to believe in nothing. We have to believe in something which has no form or no color -- something which exists before every form and colors appear. This is very important point. Whatever we believe in -- whatever god we believe in -- when we become attached to it, it means our belief is based on, more or less, self-centered idea. If so, it is -- it takes time to acquire -- to attain perfect belief or perfect faith in it. But if you always ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).

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