Why I Came to America

Given by Suzuki Roshi at Sokoji on Tuesday, September 16, 1969
About this talk
"Why I became a priest" Memories of his father as a temple priest. Wanting to be an unusual priest himself, to teach people. Training at a temple with Oka Sotan. Enjoying teaching people who have no preconceptions about Buddhism.
Source: City Center transcript entered onto disk by Jose Escobar, 1997. Transcript checked against tape and made verbatim by Bill Redican (2/12/01). *** File name: 69-09-16: Why I Came to America