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‘Satori’ at Age Eight?

At age seven or eight I had an experience which I ever-more perceive as a satori. “Satori (Chinese kāi wù) may be defined as an intuitive looking into the nature of things in contradistinction to the analytical or logical understanding … Continue reading

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Shōbōgenzō by Eihei Dōgen

Eihei Dōgen (1200-1253) brought what is now called the Sōtō school of Zen Buddhism to Japan from China. He wrote the first important Buddhist works in Japanese, rather than in Chinese. He founded the Temple of Eiheiji. His masterwork, the … Continue reading

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