blankcalendarpages.com

Dogen, Japanese Leader ( January 19, 1200 - September 22, 1253 )

Search for specific quotes/topics


                                                                             

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


Truth Yourself You

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


Love Flower Gardening

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


Truth Original Truth Is

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


Mother Child You

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


Water Mountains Great

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.~Dogen


Unity Yourself Mind

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


Gardening Trees Practice

Do not think you will necessarily be aware of your own enlightenment.~Dogen


You Think Enlightenment