Suzuki Roshi Transcripts

Sunday, May 18, 1969

Suzuki-Roshi's 65th Birthday

Soko-ji, San Francisco

I don't know what to say. I am already 65 years old. Today I became 65. And I am-in one way, I am very-I feel very good to become older. And on the other hand, I regret, you know, for my past practice. Not regret-I am not so regret-regretful, but reason why I am not so regretful is we have now pretty sincere students here in America. That is big encouragement for me. Why I am regretful is-on the other hand, why I am regretful is because I am not so good teacher for you, because of my past practice. I try to MORE ...


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