The whole universe
Shatters into a hundred pieces.
In the great death
There is no heaven, no earth.
Once body and mind have turned over,
There is only this to say:
Past mind cannot be grasped,
Present mind cannot be grasped,
Future mind cannot be grasped.
from the book Enlightenment Unfolds: The Essential Teachings of Zen Master Dogen
translated by Kazuaki Tanahashi
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