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Sesshin: First Night Lecture, “I Don't Know Zazen” September 1969 Tassajara Knowing that we have buddha nature even while we are in the dualistic world of good and bad. Analogy with various parts of a meal. Analogy with the kerosene lamps at Tassajara - adjusting practice to conditions. Dogen's point about having enlightenment in our imperfect zazen. Soto way is "I don't know zazen."
Source: City Center transcript entered onto disk by Jose Escobar, 1997. Transcript checked against tape and made verbatim by Bill Redican (11/30/01). *** File name: 69-09-00-A: Wherever You Are, Enlightenment Is There Not Always So, p. 127