The Blue Jay Will Come Right into Your Heart

Given by Suzuki Roshi at Tassajara on Wednesday, June 3, 1970
About this talk
Sandokai Lecture IV - Discussion of the lines: 'all the objects of the senses interact, and yet do not'. Subjective and objective, independent and interrelated aspects of reality. Interdependency; 'ri' and 'ji', noumenal and phenomenal. The following lines of the Sandokai are discussed in this lecture: Line 9 Mommon issai no kyo, Line 10 ego to fuego to. Line 11 Eshite sarani aiwataru. Line 12 Shikara zare ba kurai ni yotte jusu. --------------------------- Line 9 The five sense gates and the five sense objects Line 10 are interdependent and absolutely independent. Line 11 Interrelated endlessly, Line 12 yet each stays in its own position.
[Lecture starts 3/4 of the way through Side B of the original tape.] _______________ Sources: Contemporaneous transcript by Marian Derby and City Center transcript entered onto disk by Jose Escobar, 1997. Transcript checked against tape and made verbatim by Bill Redican (8/7/01). *** File name: 70-06-03: The Blue Jay Will Come Right into Your Heart Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness, p. 61, (Verbatim) Changed "always got to" to "always go to" 3-18-2015, pf. Removed duplicated text where tapes overlapped 12-9-2015, pf.