Ta Hui

‘Buddhas are those who have comprehended and completed things in the realm of sentient beings; sentient beings are those who have not comprehended and completed things in the realm of buddhas. If you want to attain Oneness, just give up both buddhas and sentient beings at once: then there is no “comprehended and completed”or “not comprehended and completed.”‘ (Swampland Flowers)

When I read Dogen, I hear distinct echoes of this earlier work.


One thought on “Ta Hui

  1. If I move and breathe in the world of sentient beings, but I am not attached to said world, then am I a buddha??

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