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So this is where I depart from Theravada Buddhism somewhat. I have no issue with promoting other traditions important texts and Master Eihei Dogen’s Shōbōgenzō is something that demands promotion. It is an immense work by any standard and comes in at something like 1144 pages. This document is available for free distribution below and in the eLibrary as usual.

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The Master Dogen's Shōbōgenzō

Eihei Dogen’s Shōbōgenzō is very much a Mahayana work, coming from Japan in the 13th Century. It is however of such import that it founded the Japanese Soto Zen school of Buddhist practice.

Shōbōgenzō literaly means ‘Treasury of the True Dhamma Eye’ or, as is more often used in Zen Buddhism, ‘Buddha Damma’.

I believe any dedicated Buddhist will benefit from spending the time to read this rather large tome and that time will enhance their practice, no matter what tradition they follow.

May you all live without fear.