Nishiari Bokusan

Nishiari Bokusan (1821–1910) was a prominent Dogen scholar and author of Shobo genzo Keiteki (The Opening Way of the Shobogenzo). He was the head of the Soto Zen school and served as abbot of Sojiji in Japan, an important temple in the Soto tradition.

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All This Is Genjo Koan

The lifetime teaching of Dogen can be found in one phrase: Genjo koan, says Nishiari Bokusan, the late head of the Soto school.