Reality As It Is

Reality As It Is

To see true nature is to see dharmas as they are, rather than through the ‘dark glass’ of systematic theories, generalizations, literal definitions, or fixed formulas. The true nature of the self and the world simply cannot be discerned from a perspective grounded on speculative assumptions, fixed doctrines, codes, schools, or established institutions.

Zen Cosmology: Dogen’s Contribution to the Search for a New Worldview