Shobogenzo Zuimonki on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Shobogenzo Zuimonki – collection of talks by the great Japanese Zen Master. Record 10 – Posts about Shobogenzo Zuimonki written by davidthompson and layman genki. The Shobogenzo Zuimonki consists largely of brief talks, horatatory remarks, and instructional and cautionary comments by the Soto Zen Master Dogen.

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I have treasured it ever since, and though I have bought and given away multiple copies, I have always tried to have one on hand. Though he himself was brilliant and wrote extensively, he did not see the point of such things unless one had already attained the Way: If a man speaks or acts with a pure mind, joy follows him as his own shadow.

zzuimonki There’s a problem loading this menu right now. This is the second of the 13 addendum waka in the Shunjusha text. Sayings of Eihei Dogen Zenji 4. Marie-Laure Gregoire marked it as to-read Jan 27, The disciple should always teach the Bodhisattva precepts to rescue and deliver sentient beings. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

He visited Shoku —a disciple of Honen and the founder of the Nishiyama School of Pure Land Buddhism in order to study the nenbutsu. Return to Book Page.

Johanna rated it really liked it Jan 05, Among the things we should do, what is the most important one? Do not think that you are not a vessel.

BinniE added it Sep 10, And how can they ever expect to attain the Way? And the fourth line is: Therefore, I value you for the sake of the dharma. What is important is to read this book as something you can and should put into practice. As a home-leaver, first of all, we must depart from our [ego-centered] self as well as from [desire for] fame and profit. After they moved into Eiheiji, Dogen Zenji had Ejo carry out all the ceremonies in his place.


Shobogenzo-zuimonki: Sayings of Eihei Dogen Zenji

Here is Dogen on such things: Even so, he wrote some Japanese waka poems and more than Chinese poems. Seeing flowers and hearing birdsong brings little attraction. Forget the sound of one hand clapping and the romance of pretty Zen gardens-Dogen talks about life-and-death and clarifying the mind in the immediate present, of how our actions, thoughts and attitudes facilitate or frustrate our accomplishment of the Way.

Sarah is currently reading it Nov 04, Refresh and try again. That is the tiny tail of the elephant that binds us to samsara. It is easily one of the hardest hitting, most visceral and memorable books shobogenzoo spiritual practice I have ever come across.

Shobogenzo-zuimonki: Sayings of Eihei Dogen Zenji by Kyoto Soto-Zen Center

Jason Manford added it Oct 08, Shopbop Designer Fashion Zuiminki. They will be vainly led astray by false teachers and lose sight of any correct understanding, consequently becoming drunk in their own confusion and sinking into delusion forever.

Ultimately, it brings about no benefit to you or to others. Minilos3 marked it as to-read Mar 05, Read more Read less. He replied, “I have forgotten everything. Even though we have aroused Bodhi-mind by witnessing the sickness, aging, or dying of our loved ones, or by our own experience of facing the shobognezo of impermanence, we often lose sight of it and engage in so many miscellaneous things attractive to us.

In the story, when Kasyapa Buddha, the sixth of the seven buddhas in the past, zuimoonki alive, there was a king.

But the third to the sixth lines in this translation are not literal. Students today should also cultivate this attitude.


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He also refined Fukanzazengi. He aroused bodhi-mind again and desired to practice with Dogen. This is so even in the case of arguing about the dharma, much more about worldly affairs.

The shadow of the moon as it touches in a dewdrop “The beak of the water fowl. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I feel I was lucky. To find out more, including how shobognzo control cookies, see here: Unless we become free from these, even if we urgently practice the Way as if extinguishing a fire enveloping our head, or devote ourselves to diligent practice as hard as [people who] cut off their hands or legs, it will only be a meaningless trouble that has nothing to do shobogwnzo renunciation.

Arousing bodhi-mind, he wanted to leave the monastery just as many other Buddhist leaders did in that age. Since I thought it was useless to fight, I kept silent.

In this wakaDogen wants to say that there are many people in his time who have left home to become Buddhist monks, but many of them still have some attachment to fame and profit and therefore they are not able to be released from the triple-world of samsara. Even if your style [of either rhyme or prose] is not sophisticated, write down the dharma-gates. Kasyapa Buddha said that this dream was about a situation in the future after Shakyamuni Shhobogenzo had passed away.

Another leader of Zen was Dainichi Nonin.