[on enlightenment] Body and mind dropped off.
More quotes by Dogen Zenji
You should study not only that you become a mother when your child is born, but also that you become a child.
The valley stream’s rushing sound is the eloquent tongue of Buddha. The mountain’s vibrant colours are nothing but the Buddha’s form.
I come to realize that mind is no other than mountains and rivers and the great wide earth, the sun and the moon and stars.
More quotes about Faith
To give pleasure to a single heart by a single kind act is better than a thousand head-bowings in prayer.
In the end, only three things matter: How much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.
I love learning about different religions, and discovering the different ways to worship, and to love the greatness and the higher being that surrounds us all. I definitely believe in a bigger presence, and I really respect all religions; at their core they all teach the same message – community and kindness and looking out for each other.
I do not believe in the creed professed by the Jewish church, by the Roman church, by the Greek church, by the Turkish church, by the Protestant church, nor by any church that I know of. My own mind is my own church.