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"SHOBOGENZO The Treasure House of the Eye of the True Teaching" by Eihei Dogen
Translated by Reverend Master Hubert Nearman, Order of Buddhist Contemplatives
Shasta Abbey Press, Mount Shasta, California 2007 ISBN: 978-0-930066-27-7

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The following discourses are available for individual download.

  1   Bendowa A Discourse on Doing One's Utmost in Practicing the Way of the Buddha

  2   Makahannya-haramitsu On the Great Wisdom That Is Beyond Discriminatory Thought

  3   Genjo Koan On the Spiritual Question as It Manifests Before Your Very Eyes

  4   Ikka Myoju On 'The One Bright Pearl'

  5   Juundo-shiki On Conduct Appropriate for the Auxiliary Cloud Hall

  6   Soku Shin Ze Butsu On 'Your Very Mind Is Buddha'

  7   Senjo On Washing Yourself Clean

  8   Keisei Sanshoku On 'The Rippling of a Valley Stream, the Contour of a Mountain'

  9   Shoaku Makusa On 'Refrain from All Evil Whatsoever'

10   Raihai Tokuzui On ' Respectful Bowing Will Secure for You the Very Marrow of the Way'

11   Uji On 'Just for the Time Being, Just for a While, For the Whole of Time is the Whole of Existence'

12   Den'e On the Transmission of the Kesa

13   Sansui Kyo On the Spiritual Discourses of the Mountains and the Water

14   Busso On the Buddhas and the Ancestors

15   Shisho On the Record of Transmission

16   Hokke Ten Hokke On 'The Flowering of the Dharma Sets the Dharma's Flowering in Motion'

17   Shin Fukatoku On 'The Mind Cannot Be Held Onto' (Oral version)

Translator's Addendum to Chapter 17

18   Shin Fukatoku On 'The Mind Cannot Be Grasped' (Written version)

19   Kokyo On the Ancient Mirror

20   Kankin On Reading Scriptures

21   Bussho On Buddha Nature

Chapter Translator's Addendum to Chapter 21

22   Gyobutsu Iigi On the Everyday Behavior of a Buddha Doing His Practice

23   Bukkyo On What the Buddha Taught

24   Jinzu On the Marvelous Spiritual Abilities

25   Daigo On the Great Realization

26   Zazen Shin On Wanshi's ' Kindly Advice for Doing Seated Meditation'

27   Butsu Kojo Ji On Experiencing That Which Is Above and Beyond Buddhahood

28   Immo On That Which Comes Like This

29   Gyoji On Ceaseless Practice

30   Kaiin Zammai On 'The Meditative State That Bears the Seal of the Ocean'

31   Juki On Predicting Buddhahood

32   Kannon On Kannon, the Bodhisattva of Compassion

Translator's Addendum to Chapter 32

33   Arakan On Arhat

34   Hakujushi On the Cypress Tree

35   Komyo On the Brightness of the Light

36   Shinjin Gakudo On Learning the Way Through Body and Mind

37   Muchu Setsumu On a Vision Within a Vision and a Dream Within a Dream

38   Dotoku On Expressing What One Has Realized

39   Gabyo On ' A Picture of a Rice Cake'

40   Zenki On Functioning Fully

41   Sesshin Sessho On Expressing One's True Nature by Expressing One's Intent

42   Darani On Invocations: What We Offer to the Buddhas and Ancestors

43   Tsuki On the Moon as One's Excellent Nature

44   Kuge On the Flowering of the Unbounded

45   Kobusshin On What the Mind of an Old Buddha Is

46   Bodaisatta Shishobo On the Four Exemplary Acts of a Bodhisattva

47   Katto On The Vines That Entangle: the Vines That Embrace

48   Sangai Yuishin On 'The Threefold World Is Simply Your Mind'

49   Shoho Jisso On the Real Form of All Thoughts and Things

50   Bukkyo On Buddhist Scriptures

51   Butsudo On the Buddha's Way

52   Mitsugo On the Heart-to-Heart Language of Intimacy

53   Hossho On the True Nature of All Things

54   Mujo Seppo On the Dharma That Nonsentient Beings Express

55   Semmen On Washing Your Face

56   Zazengi On the Model for Doing Meditation

57   Baika On the Plum Blossom

58   Jippo On the Whole Universe in All Ten Directions

59   Kembutsu On Encountering Buddha

60   Henzan On Seeking One's Master Far and Wide

61   Ganzei On the Eye of a Buddha

62   Kajo On Everyday Life

63   Ryugin On the Roar of a Dragon

64   Shunju On Spring and Autumn: Warming Up and Cooling Down

65   Soshi Seirai I On Why Our Ancestral Master Came from the West

66   Udonge On the Udumbara Blossom

67   Hotsu Mujo Shin On Giving Rise to the Unsurpassed Mind

68   Nyorai Zenshin On the Universal Body of the Tathagata

69   Zammai-o Zammai On the Meditative State That Is the Lord of Meditative States

70   Sanjushichihon Bodai Bumpo On the Thirty-Seven Methods of Training for Realizing Enlightenment

71   Temborin On Turning the Wheel of the Dharma

72   Jisho Zammai On the Meditative State of One's True Nature

73   Daishugyo On the Great Practice

74   Menju On Conferring the Face-to-Face Transmission

75   Koku On the Unbounded

76   Hatsu'u On a Monk's Bowl

77   Ango On the Summer Retreat

78   Tashintsu On Reading the Minds and Hearts of Others

79   O Saku Sendaba On 'The King Requests Something from Sindh'

80   Jikuin Mon On Instructions for Monks in the Kitchen Hall

81   Shukke On Leaving Home Life Behind

82   Shukke Kudoku On the Spiritual Merits of Leaving Home Life Behind

83   Jukai On Receiving the Precepts

84   Kesa Kudoku On the Spiritual Merits of the Kesa

85   Hotsu Bodai Shin On Giving Rise to the Enlightened Mind

86   Kuyo Shobutsu On Making Venerative Offerings to Buddhas

87   Kie Bupposo Ho On Taking Refuge in the Treasures of Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha

88   Jinshin Inga On the Absolute Certainty of Cause and Effect

89   Sanji Go On Karmic Retribution in the Three Temporal Periods

90   Shime On 'The Four Horses'

91   Shizen Biku On the Monk in the Fourth Meditative State

92   Ippyakuhachi Homyomon On the One Hundred and Eight Gates to What the Dharma Illumines

93   Shoji On Life and Death 1086

94   Doshin On the Mind's Search for Truth

95   Yui Butsu Yo Butsu On 'Each Buddha on His Own, Together with All Buddhas'

96   Hachi Dainingaku On the Eight Realizations of a Great One

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