A monk asked the priest Kan-feng:
-Bhagavats in the ten directions got one straight road to Nirvana. I dare to ask where that road is?
Kan-feng lifted up his staff, drew a line in the air, and said:
-Here it is. more...
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.