Dogen - Quotes

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A flower falls, even though we love it; and a weed grows, even though we do not love it.

A flower falls, even though we love it; and a weed grows, even though we do not love it.

Working with plants, trees, fences and walls, if they practice sincerely they will attain enlightenment. ---->>>

If you cannot find the truth within yourself, where else do you expect to find it? ---->>>

The color of the mountains is Buddha's body; the sound of running water is his great speech. ---->>>

Do not follow the ideas of others, but learn to listen to the voice within yourself. Your body and mind will become clear and you will realize the unity of all things. ---->>>

When we discover that the truth is already in us, we are all at once our original selves. ---->>>

You should study not only that you become a mother when your child is born, but also that you become a child. ---->>>

Do not think you will necessarily be aware of your own enlightenment. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Dogen
Nationality: Japanese
Born: January 19, 1200
Birthplace:
Die: September 22, 1253
Occupation: Leader
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Dōgen Zenji (道元禅師; 19 January 1200 – 22 September 1253), also known as Dōgen Kigen (道元希玄), Eihei Dōgen (永平道元), Koso Joyo Daishi (高祖承陽大師), or Bussho Dento Kokushi (仏性伝東国師), was a Japanese Buddhist priest, writer, poet, philosopher, and founder of the Sōtō school of Zen in Japan (wikipedia)