- 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.37) Second Talk
- Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness
- University of California Press
This chapter presents a transcript of Suzuki Roshi's second talk on the Sandokai. In his first talk he explained the meaning of the title, Sandokai, and the first line, “The mind of the great sage of India.” He now talks about the background of this poem and why the Eighth Ancestor in China, Sekito Musai Daishin, wrote it.
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