Ring-Billed Gull
DOGEN ZENJI'S WAKASHU 道元禅師和歌集
(Dogen Zenji's Waka Collection) (more waka with sounds)
The Enlightened Heart, ed. by Stephen Mitchell
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#15-J
(On Non-Dependence of Mind)
 Coming, going the waterfowl
don't leave a trace,
don't follow a path.
#19-J
(On the Treasury of the True Dharma Eye)
Midnight. No waves, 
no wind, the empty boat
is flooded with moonlight.
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(Zen Master) DOGEN ZENJI'S (道元禅師)
(Gender Inclusive) STUDIES OF THE WAY (學道) | (INDEX)
95-Fascicle SHOBOGENZO (正法眼蔵) & Other Writings
Related: Natural Sounds in Early Japanese Women's Poetry
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