Shobogenzo: The True Dharma-Eye Treasury, Vol. 3 (BDK by Numata Center for Buddhist Translation & Research
By Numata Center for Buddhist Translation & Research
Shobogenzo: the real Dharma-Eye Treasury (Taisho 2582) is the masterwork of the thirteenth-century Zen grasp Eihei Dogen, founding father of the Soto sect of jap Zen Buddhism. This reprint variation offers quantity 1 of the exemplary translation through Gudo Wafu Nishijima and Chodo pass of the full ninety-five-chapter variation of the Shobogenzo, compiled by means of the Zen grasp Hangyo Kozen within the overdue 17th century. quantity III comprises chapters 42-72.
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We should investigate them like this, in detail. Are fences and walls caused to appear through a process of production,27 or is production caused to appear on the basis of fences and walls? Are they products or are they beyond production? Should we see them as sentient or as insentient? Are they appearing before us now, or are they beyond appearance in the present? In the state like this of mental effort, and of learning in practice, whether it is in the heavens above or in the human world, and whether it appears in this land or in other worlds, the mind of eternal buddhas is fences, walls, tiles, and pebbles.
65 Tenshōkōtōroku, chap. 24. 27 Shōbōgenzō Volume III 66 “Flowers in space” and “flowers of emptiness” are originally the same word, kūge. “Flowers of emptiness” suggests the interpretation of śūnyatā that Master Dōgen has opposed in this chapter—the interpretation that phenomena are devoid of reality. 67 O-kū, “in emptiness,” suggests intellectual effort to relate phenomena to the concept śūnyatā. ” See note 26. ” 69 Jūchi, “from the ground,” “on the ground,” “relying on the ground,” or “on the basis of the ground,” is Master Sekimon’s expression.
We should step ahead and take the broad view. ” We should not engage in idle discussion of existence and nonexistence, confusing the before and after of flower-time. Flowers always seem to be imbued with all colors. [But] colors are not always limited to flowers: other seasons also have blues, yellows, reds, whites, and other colors. Spring brings in flowers, and flowers bring in spring. 37 The poem he makes on realizing the truth is as follows: Brightness is serenely illuminating the whole sands-of-the-Ganges world.