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religious perform isn't really a few type of striving to supply enlightenment, yet an expression of the enlightenment already inherent in all issues: Such is the Zen instructing of Dogen Zenji (1200–1253) whose profound writings were studied and respected for greater than seven-hundred years, influencing practitioners a ways past his local Japan and the Soto university he's credited with founding. In concentrating on Dogen's such a lot functional phrases of guideline and encouragement for Zen scholars, this new assortment highlights the timelessness of his educating and exhibits it to be as appropriate to somebody this present day because it used to be within the nice teacher's personal time. decisions comprise Dogen's well-known meditation directions; his suggestion at the perform of zazen, or sitting meditation; directions for neighborhood existence; and a few of his such a lot inspirational talks. additionally integrated are a bibliography and an in depth glossary.

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