Chang-ch'o, an educated man, once asked the Chinese Ch'an master Chih-t'sang:
-Is there paradise or hell?
-That is not correct. When I was studying under the
I don't get that either. From what I read, Dogen equates sitting with enlightenment - probably something to do with knowing when you're snoozing and when you're not - but it isn't that simple. as anyone who can see through the eyelids will testify, and it sure beats open eye surgery.