Mountain Poems

With coming and going, a person in the mountains
Understands that blue mountains are his body.
The blue mountains are the body, and the body is the self,
So where can one place the senses and their objects? – Hongzhi

A person in the mountains should love the mountains.
With going and coming, the mountains are his body.
The mountains are the body, but the body is not the self,
So where can one find any senses or their objects? – Dogen

Maybe I will have something to say about mountains when I get back from Tassajara.

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