Suzuki Roshi Transcripts

Sunday, June 11, 1967

Sesshin Lecture: Three Treasures

[Roshi seems to be commenting on Shi Sho Ku of Dogen.

When this is evident, Dogen's words are in quotation marks.]

Today I will explain Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha. Originally, Buddha is, of course, the one who attained enlightenment under the Bodhi tree and became a teacher of all the teachers. Dharma is the teaching which was told by Buddha, and Sangha is the group who studied under Buddha. This way of understanding Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha is called the "manifested three treasures," or as we say in MORE ...

Monday, June 12, 1967

Sunday Lecture

Transcript Not Verbatim

From now on, on each Sunday service I want to continue the lecture about-Shi-sho-ku [?]. This is our text [by Dogen-zenji].

We explained-we studied about already the three-the three refuges which is fundamental precepts for Buddhist and we have sixteen precepts, three refuges, triple treasures and ten commandments or ten prohibitive-prohibitive precepts. And the three MORE ...


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