Question

Yoko Orimo translates "Uji" by "Time which-is" and makes her point vigorously in her French translation of the Shobogenzo (pages 177 and 178, book 3). Where is the mistake?

Answer from Master Kosen

 I say : time is the secondary consciousness, the mirror consciousness, self-consciousness. Then, time and space appear, and here we go again. . . 

But I will not lose my time making comments again about dead stories, haphazardly transcribed in books.

 Kosen


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Master, do you believe that the way of Zen is the only way which conducts to the realization of the self or to the spiritual freedom ?

Maître, croyez-vous que la voie du Zen soit le seul chemin qui conduit à la réalisation de soi ou à liberté spirituelle ? Car il existe à mon point de vue tant d'écoles, de disciplines qui prônent ce résultat ; et l'on dirait que je suis attiré par plusieurs disciplines et groupes à la fois. Merci Denis Blondeau
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