What happens when we confuse the map with the territory? In tonight’s talk, Michael suggests through the words of Suzuki Roshi, that our stillness practice is a “general housecleaning of our mind.” Questions and comments deal with identifying the stones that block the flow of life; personal enlightenment versus non-personal enlightenment; the suggestion that any awakening experience, or satori, is a map but not the territory of enlightenment; and the difference between sages and normal people.

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