Dogen Zenji

1200 - 1253

A Quote by Dogen Zenji on study and elightenment

To study the self is to forget the self. To forget the self is to be enlightened by the ten thousand things.

Dogen Zenji (1200 - 1253)

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A Quote by Dogen Zenji on truth

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Sitting is the gateway of truth to total liberation.

Dogen Zenji (1200 - 1253)

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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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