- Title Pages
- Sekito Kisen and the Sandokai
- Notes to the Reader
- The Sandokai
- First Talk
- Second Talk
- Third Talk
- Fourth Talk
- Fifth Talk
- Sixth Talk
- Seventh Talk
- Eighth Talk
- Ninth Talk
- Tenth Talk
- A Short Talk During Aazen
- Eleventh Talk
- Twelfth Talk
- Talk Given to a Visiting Class
- Oneness of One and Many
- Lineage Chart of Teachers Mentioned in the Text
- (p.161) Twelfth Talk
- Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness
- University of California Press
This chapter presents a transcript of Suzuki Roshi's twelfth talk on the Sandokai. It focuses on these lines from the poem: Practice is not a matter of far or near, but if you are confused, mountains and rivers block your way. I respectfully urge you who study the mystery, don't pass your days and nights in vain.
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