SIT-A-LONG with JUNDO: Howdy from Saigon

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Still only able to get a few minutes recorded before the video signal cuts off.

I'm back in Saigon after a few days' retreat at Truc Lam Monastery in Dalat, about 8 hours from here on a hot and bumpy bus. Truc Lam is a very old school Zen temple practicing "Silent Illumination" Zazen ... the very root of Shikantaza. They awake at 3AM, then sit for unbroken 2 and 3 HOUR!! periods without moving a bit, not even for Kinhin or to scratch an itch. More about that when I can.

It was pretty tough on the backside!

Today, just time for a quick hello.


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