Suzuki Roshi Transcripts

Thursday, January 11, 1968

Ten Buddhas


I already explained about Maitreya Buddha when I explained about the three period-three period of Buddhism. And in this occasion, I want to explain this-all of the Ten Buddhas which we recite [at] mealtime:

Homage to the pure Dharmakaya Vairochana Buddha.

I already explained Vairochana Buddha.

And to the complete Sambhogakaya Vairochana Buddha.

To the numerous Nirmanakaya Shakyamuni Buddha.

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Friday, January 12, 1968



We are still studying about Samantabhadra Buddha. This buddha is told in Saddharma-in Kegon Sutra.[1] In Kegon-Kegon Sutra is famous for its view of dharma. In Kegon Sutra-the main thought of Kegon Sutra is perfect harmony with truth and various fact or things, and perfect harmony between every existing-every existence.

Jiji muge or riji muge.[2] Most people knows this special technical term. Jiji muge and riji muge. Riji MORE ...


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