In Genjokoan, Zen Master Dogen wrote:

“Conveying oneself toward all things to carry out practice-enlightenment is delusion. All things coming and carrying out practice-enlightenment through the self is realization.”


A few nights ago I was scrolling the buddhist blogs on wordpress and stumbled upon August Meditations (

The above was the first post showing and Wow! What a first post to see!

I am not sure if anyone else gets a huge burst of insight from this gem by the Soto School Founder but I sure did.

Anyway in short it’s a great quote and August Meditations has a great blog!  Check it out for yourself 🙂


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