By Shinshu Roberts

ISBN-10: 1614291136

ISBN-13: 9781614291138

A tour-de-force consultant to Zen grasp Dogen’s so much refined and complex philosophical premises: that being and time are inseparable.

“Impermanence is time itself, being itself—yet time and being usually are not in any respect as we think them to be. to truly comprehend and completely include this element is to stay in a considerably diversified world—a global of awakening, inclusion, and love. Zen grasp Dogen frames the instructing on impermanence explicitly as a educating approximately time—and all of Dogen’s profoundly poetic teachings movement from his seminal realizing of time, as expressed in Uji (Being-Time), the famous—and famously difficult—essay in his masterwork, Shobogenzo. In Uji, Dogen teaches that point itself, being itself, is luminous awakening. it's all-inclusive, all-elusive, finally therapeutic, and eternal.

            during this publication, Shinshu Roberts does complete justice, as does no different e-book i do know of, to Dogen’s phrases. She deals interpretation of Uji in basic terms after cautious attention and marshaling of many sources—and deals easy daily examples to demonstrate issues that appear before everything abstruse. If this article explanations you to doubt your so much adored options approximately your lifestyles, it's going to have performed its work.”
—from the Foreword by means of Norman Fischer

Being-Time thoroughly explores Dogen’s instructing on how we perform as Buddhas by way of figuring out the connection among being and time because it is—and as we understand it to be. utilizing Dogen’s Shobogenzo Uji (The actual Dharma Eye, Being-Time), Shinshu Roberts deals a twofold research of this instructing: the that means of the textual content and perform with the textual content, giving examples how we follow Dogen’s advanced educating to our day-by-day lives. 

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