July 14-20

“The Buddha says all beings are born with the wisdom and perfection of Buddha. What is that? That is the ‘no need for zazen.’ This is who you are, but you don’t believe it sometimes. There’s no need for zazen, therefore, we must do zazen. Not should, but must! We must be who we are. This is the life we must be.”

-Elihu Genmyo Smith

This Week’s Discussion Topic
What does tonight’s quote mean by “We must be who we are” and “This is the life we must be”?

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