Dogen

‘Here is a story. An ancient raised a fan and said, “Even though this has a thousand kinds of uses, after all there are not two types of wind.”
The teacher Dogen said: I, Kosho, am not like this. Even though it has a thousand kinds of uses, I further see ten thousand types of wind.
After putting down his fan, Dogen said: Great assembly, now what is it?’ (Extensive Record, 63)

Well, now what is it? If they can’t even agree how many kinds of wind there are, how can we know what it is?

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