Posts Tagged ‘Respecting Tradition’

December 11, 1965 2nd Talk

Saturday, December 11th, 1965

Shunryū Suzuki Rōshi


Saturday, December 11, 1965

Sokoji Temple, San Francisco

Lecture B

Listen to this talk: Suzuki-roshi 65-12-11 2nd Talk

Buddhism has many annual layers like big trees.  And traditionally we respect those efforts which our patriarchs did for more than 2000 years.  We have made a great effort to develop Buddha’s way, and this point is very, very important for Buddhism as a religion.  Without this point – without appreciation of the efforts of our patriarchs – I think it is difficult to have religious feeling in Buddhism.