KINKA’S ANCIENT MIRROR

A river may polish
a stone until
it reflects
the morning sun.
A jeweler may polish it
and facet it
until it shatters the light
in ten directions.
A wise man will claim
it is still
the same stone.


A reflection on Case 117 of the Shobogenzo, Dogen’s True Dharma Eye

One thought on “KINKA’S ANCIENT MIRROR

  1. Arpita N Robert Brown

    🙏🏻❤️

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