Dogen

‘When you move mountains, rivers and earth, as well as the sun, the moon, and stars to practice, they in return move you to practice. This is not the open eye of just one time, but the vital eye of all times. Because it is all the open eye, the vital eye of all times, you move all buddhas and ancestors to practice, to listen to the teaching and to realize the fruit.
Since all buddhas and ancestors have not allowed the teaching, practice, and enlightenment to be divided, the teaching, practice and enlightenment have not hindered all buddhas and ancestors. For this reason, when you move buddhas and ancestors to practice, none of them are separated from before or after your realization, either in the past, present, or future. At the time when sentient beings become buddhas and ancestors, they become buddhas and ancestors without hindering the buddhas and ancestors who already exist. Ponder this point closely while walking, abiding, sitting and lying down throughout the twelve hours of the day.’ (Shobogenzo Shoaku Makusa – Refrain from Unwholesome Action)

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