Within Light There Is Utter Darkness

Given by Suzuki Roshi at Tassajara on Saturday, June 20, 1970
About this talk
Sandokai Lecture IX Saturday, June 20, 1970 Tassajara [The following lines of the Sandokai are discussed in this lecture: Line 27 Meichu ni atatte an ari, Line 28 anso wo motte o koto nakare. Line 29 Anchuniatattemeiari, Line 30 meiso wo motte mirukotonakare. --------------------------- Line 27 Within brightness actually there is utter darkness; Line 28 but you should not meet someone just with darkness. Line 29 Within darkness there is brightness Line 30 but you should not see others only with the eyes of brightness.]
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 (10/16/00). Transcript checked again against tape and made verbatim by Tracy Cramer (04/29/16). Audio Quality is Excellent, Grade A. *** File name: 70-06-20: Within Light There Is Utter Darkness Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness, p. 109, (Verbatim) crk