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    Universal bowing

    As I was making my way to school in the streets of Kita Senri gently swept by a slow snow, this came:

    Leaves, snowflakes, even hairs
    They all do
    Shin jin datsu raku



    PS: Shin jin datsu raku is the famous sentence found in Dogen s work and it means: to throw away body and mind, body and mind dropped.

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    Shawn Jakudo Hinton
    Gassho, Shawn Jakudo Hinton
    It all begins when we say, I. Everything that follows is illusion.
    "Even to speak the word Buddha is dragging in the mud soaking wet; Even to say the word Zen is a total embarrassment."

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    Beautiful Taigu.


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    Thank you
    Kōshin / Leo

    光 = Light
    心 = Heart/Mind

    Still not getting this Zazen business

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    Deep bows

  6. #6 too!!!



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    Love it!

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    Simple, natural and profound

    Myoshin 妙 心
    "A person who receives the Buddhist Precepts enters the state of Buddha at once. They stand at the same level as Gautama Buddha. We can say they are a child of the Buddha." Jundo

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    Neika / Ian Adams

    寧 Nei - Peaceful/Courteous
    火 Ka - Fire

    Look for Buddha outside your own mind, and Buddha becomes the devil. --Dogen

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    Thank you Taigu

    gassho, Shokai
    仁道 生開 - Jindo Shokai "Open to life in a benevolent way"
    May we all grow together in our knowledge of the Dharma

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