Question

Kojun Kishigami Roshi, close disciple of Kodo Sawaki, in conference today in Paris, said that Deshimaru had grafted a simple branch in a tree while bringing Zen to France, but he hadn't sown seeds being able to spread his transmission, to develop deep roots (I was a little surprised since there were disciples of Deshimaru in the front row)... he invited the practitioners to go up with the source, with the Masters of India, etc... What do you think about this? He said that as the practice in Japan was more serious than in France, than on our premises that occurred with much more freedom, and more joy and good mood..

Answer from Master Kosen

Close disciples of Kodo Sawaki show up everywhere. He should go and help the Zen in Japan if he wants to be somehow useful.

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