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Bodhisattva Cricket Chirping — The Dōgen Institute Reblog – Dogen’s Poem

Naturalis [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Dogen’s Chinese Poem (9) 「同(山居)」 Mountain Dwelling (7) Grasshopper thinking and insect chirping; how earnest. Soft breeze and hazy moon are both calm. Clouds envelop pines and cedars round the old hall by the … Continue reading

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Things Are Changing – About Transformation – The Koi Pond

“Once Chuang Chou dreamt he was a butterfly, a butterfly flitting and fluttering around, happy with himself and doing as he pleased. He didn’t know he was Chuang Chou. Suddenly he woke up and there he was, solid and unmistakable … Continue reading

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Reflecting – Weekly Photo Challenge = Happy Mother’s Day!

Reflecting Wordpress Weekly Photo Challenge. Thank you for stopping by my kitchen. Happy Mother’s Day! Enjoy the day wherever you may be.

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Diamond Buddha – A Film on the Life of Zen Master Dogen

My friend Alan moved away. Fortunately we can connect through the marvels of technology. Here’s his latest suggestion of a must see film from the world of Zen Buddhism. This is a film from Japan on the life of Zen Master Dogen (13th century) which was released in 2009. Continue reading

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