Suzuki Roshi Transcripts

Sunday, July 21, 1968

Buddhist Schools


[1] ... I don't think [laughs] we can reach conclusion.

I was asked to talk about-about some-something like sectarianism. What is Soto and what is Rinzai? Or-and what is the position, or what is the attitude as a Soto priest to other schools of Buddhism? This is the subject I was given to-I was given to speak about it. But this is not so, you know, simple question. It is very big problem.

First of all, we should understand how-why we have so many MORE ...

Wednesday, July 24, 1968



To have complete understanding of our school or-is at the same time-to unders- [partial word]-to have perfect understanding of the non-sectarianism. I don't know precisely [?] [1-2 words] so much, but last night I briefly talked about how various sect appeared in our history of Buddhism. As I told you last night, at first-when-in China when various scriptures was-were introduced to China or translated into Chinese-when some group of scriptures, like Prajñaparamita group or Kegon Sutra[1]-each time some important MORE ...


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