Think non-thinking ~ Dogen Zenji

Before you begin meditation take several slow, deep breaths. Hold your body erect, allowing your breathing to become normal again. Many thoughts will crowd into your mind; ignore them, letting them go. If they persist be aware of them with the awareness which does not think. In other words, think non-thinking.

Dogen Zenji

from the book Buddhism and Zen

translated by Nyogen Senzaki & Ruth Strout McCandless


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