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Dogen’s Cookbook

When you prepare food, do not see with ordinary eyes and do not think with ordinary mind. Take up a blade of grass and construct a treasure king’s land; enter into a particle of dust and turn the great dharma … Continue reading

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Seven Branch Prayer

I take refuge in the Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha, and generate Great Purpose for the benefit of all. I confess my transgressions and abandoned commitments, and rejoice in the virtue of holy and ordinary beings. I beseech the Buddhas to remain and turn … Continue reading

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The Four Thoughts that turn the mind to Dharma

The Four thoughts that turn the mind to Dharma are: 1. Precious Human Birth 2. Impermanence and Death 3. Karma (Cause and Effect) 4. Cyclic Suffering (Samsara)

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