Ta-mei Fa-chang (752-839) was a Chinese Ch'an master. After he got awakened under the Great master Ma-tsu Tao-i (709-788), he went to the Ta-mei mountain and resided there.
One day there was a traveling monk who got lost in the Ta-mei...
: ) if posture and gesture can make enlightment..... you will see smily face on everyone on earth....
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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.