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  • Epigraph: 'Because the study of the way is like this, walls, tiles and pebbles are mind...At this time a wall crumbling away allows you to study the ten directions' (Dogen Kigen, Body-and-Mind Study of the Way)
  • Epigraph: Dragons see water as a palace, or a pavilion...Now when dragons and fish see water as a palace, it is just like human beings seeing a palace. They do not think it flows. If an outsider tells them, 'What you see as a palace is running water,' the dragons and fish will be astonished, just as we are when we hear the words,'Mountains flow'. Nevertheless, there may be some dragons and fish who understand that the columns and pillars of palaces and pavilions are flowing water.' (Dogen Kigen, Mountains and Rivers Sutra)

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    y separately published work icon Heat Star Dust no. 9 (New Series) 2005 Z1194141 2005 periodical issue 2005 pg. 61-81
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