SIT-A-LONG with JUNDO: Fukanzazengi VII

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We be where we be ... so why do we so often wish to be someplace else?

Dogen Zenji wrote :

Ooyoso tôjo o hanarezu, ani shugyô no kyakutô o mochiuru mono naran ya.

In general, we never depart from the place where we should be
: of what use, then, are the tip-toes of training? [Nishijima]

It is never apart from this very place; what is the use of traveling around to practice? [SZTP]


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