Dogen Zenji

1200 - 1253

A Quote by Dogen Zenji on actualize, mountains, and world

Mountains and rivers at this very moment are the actualization of the world of the ancient Buddhas. Each, abiding in its phenomenal expression, realizes completeness.

Dogen Zenji (1200 - 1253)

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A Quote by Dogen Zenji on body and buddhism

Handle even a single leaf of green in such a way that it manifests the body of the Buddha. This in turn allows the Buddha to manifest through the leaf.

Dogen Zenji (1200 - 1253)

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A Quote by Dogen Zenji on body, buddhism, colors, mountains, speech, and water

The color of the mountains is Buddha's body; the sound of running water is his great speech.

Dogen Zenji (1200 - 1253)

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A Quote by Dogen Zenji on action, discovery, and obstacles

Those who see worldly life as an obstacle to Dharma see no Dharma in everyday actions; they have not discovered that there are no everyday actions outside of Dharma.

Dogen Zenji (1200 - 1253)

Source: Awakening the Unsurpassed Mind,

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