Right there is enlightenment ~ Shunryu Suzuki

You might think you could practice zazen much better if you had no problem, but actually some problem is necessary. It doesn’t have to be a big one. Through the difficulty you have you can practice zazen. This is an especially meaningful point, which is why Dogen Zenji says, “Practice and enlightenment are one.” Practice is something you do consciously, something you do with effort. There! Right there is enlightenment.


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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