Suzuki Roshi Transcripts

Saturday, August 28, 1965

One-Day Sesshin Lecture

San Francisco

Tape operator: This is the beginning of the-it will be that we missed this morning's lecture at 9, which was a good one, and this lecture is at-will be at one o'clock, and it's the-this is a one-day sesshin, August 28.

Suzuki-roshi: Confucius said the most visible is the something invisible. There are many proverb-Oriental proverb the same kind in Japanese: "A firefly, without voice, burns its body with enthusiasm, rather than cicada, which is noisy."[1] This is the same-same meaning. Firefly burns itself by its enthusiasm, rather than noisy MORE ...


Verbatim transcripts of lectures by Shogaku Shunryu Suzuki, Roshi, 1962-1971

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