From being to the nature of time, Dogen explored the big questions. Four experts unpack some of his most influential concepts.
It’s natural to assume that practice comes first, and realization after, but Dogen, the founder of Soto Zen in Japan, said otherwise. Shinshu Roberts explains. The title of Uji, translated as “Being–Time,” essentially contains the totality of the text. Unpacking the meaning of this hyphenated word opens a vast interconnecting vista of practice. The two […]
Shinshu Roberts examines the suffering inherent in the bodhisattva path, what Dogen referred to as being “the blue lotus in the flame.”