Going beyond the realm of good and bad ~ Shunryu Suzuki

In our practice the most important thing is to realize that we have buddhanature. Intellectually we may know this, but it is rather difficult to accept. Our everyday life is in the realm of good and bad, the realm of duality, while buddhanature is found in the realm of the absolute where there is no good and no bad. There is a twofold reality. Our practice is to go beyond the realm of good and bad and to realize the absolute. It may be rather difficult to understand.


Shunryu Suzuki

from the book Not Always So: Practicing the True Spirit of Zen

source: http://www.lionsroar.com/wherever-you-are-enlightenment-is-there/



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