Wednesday, February 10, 2010
ZEN State of Spirit
The Shōbōgenzō was created by the great Zen priest Dōgen in 1200-1253.
This prose is written by Hiragana and Kanzi letter, Regular script.
The essence of the Zen.
It is shown Shōbōgenzō.
正 法 眼 蔵
Shō bō gen zō
Come to naught a body and a heart, and merely sit down earnestly.
A meaning to learn a way of Hotoke is to learn myself.
A meaning to learn myself is to forget myself.
A meaning to forget myself is to obey providence of the Nature.
A meaning to obey providence of the Nature is to make mind and body of my own, and mind and body of another person emptiness.
If own heart desires it earnestly toward the aim, you will accomplish any kind of thing.
The last sentence encourages me.
The self-knowledge is the most difficult theme.
It is forever.
Various phenomena and events may occur in this world.
However, the flower will be scattered while mourn its leave. Even if the weed is disliked, it's grow thick still more.
The human being is often at a loss, but the Nature will plainly change regardless of them.