On Zazen and the Shinsanshiki Ceremony

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ON ZAZEN While you do zazen you will come to understand yourself completely and realize that there is no such thing as an "I" which exists. Still, in this moment, there is something participating in cosmic activity. In this moment, something exists as a part of cosmic activity, or as a part of temporal existence and in this way "I" has an absolute value in itself. If you think, "I practice zazen," that is a misunderstanding. Buddha practices zazen, not you. If you think, "I practice zazen," ... Read Transcript (this version is updated and corrected at times. Any other transcripts below are not).


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