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Purifying ZenWatsuji Tetsuro's Shamon Dogen$
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Tetsuro Watsuji

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780824835101

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824835101.001.0001

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Dōgen’s “Truth”

Dōgen’s “Truth”

Chapter:
(p.85) Chapter Nine Dōgen’s “Truth”
Source:
Purifying Zen
Author(s):

Steve Bein

Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824835101.003.0009

This chapter examines what Dōgen calls “Buddha's truth.” It considers four chapters in the Shōbōgenzō addressing the notion of truth: “Raihai-tokuzui,” “Busshō,” “Dōtoku,” and “Kattō.” The chapter also considers what Dōgen says about buddha-nature, “expressing the truth” in relation to the self-development of logos, and how the truth constantly manifests itself in self-cultivation and strenuous zazen.

Keywords:   zazen, Dōgen, Buddha's truth, Shōbōgenzō, buddha-nature, logos, self-cultivation

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