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During one sesshin at Tassajara it was very cold in the unheated zendo. After a lecture, a student said, "Roshi, I thought you said that when it got cold we'd figure out how to stay warm within our zazen.

Suzuki Roshi answered, "It's just not cold enough yet."

p.38. Larry Hansen, Tassajara, circa 1968.