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Bankei Yotaku

Bankei Y?taku (????, 1622-1693) was a Japanese Rinzai Zen master, and the abbot of the Ry?mon-ji and Nyoh?-ji. He is best known for his talks on the Unborn as he called it. According to D. T. Suzuki, Bankei, together with Dogen and Hakuin, is one of the most important Japanese Zen masters and his Unborn Zen is one of the most original developments in the entire history of Zen thought.

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Don't hate the arising of thoughts or stop the thoughts that do arise. Simply realize that our origi ...

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In criticizing, the teacher is hoping to teach. That's all.

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When you walking along naturally, you're walking in the harmony of the Unborn.

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The page is to the story as the seed is to the flower.

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An enlightened awareness is within each one of us, right at this moment. This enlightened awareness ...

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Deep down, fundamentally, we are the 'unborn'. We never came into being and we never go out of being ...

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