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The Master says, “It is non-thinking.”
There are the teaching materials this much and Dogen Zenji is giving various talks on these materials.
“Proving that the Master’s words thus, we should learn and practice the steadfast state. We should transmit rightly the steadfast state. It is the study the steadfast state transmitted in the Buddha Way. Although the thoughts of the steadfast state is not only one kind, the words of Yakusan is one example of it. The so -called “Thinking thus the state of not thinking. There are thinking of skin, flesh, bone, and marrow, and not thinking of skin, flesh, bones, and marrow.
The monk says, “How can the state of not thinking be thought?” Truly, although the state of not thinking is old, this is still “How can be thought about?” In the steadfast state how could it be impossible for thinking to exist? And why does it not go through the ascendancy of the steadfast state? If we are not the fool of vulgar recent time, we would have the power to ask the steadfast state and would have the thinking. The Master says, “It is non-thinking.”
Though so-called the use of non-thinking is serene, we inevitably use the non-thinking whenever we think of not thinking. Who is in non-thinking? Who has me? Even though the steadfast immovable state is me, it is not only thinking and it is holding up the steadfast immovable state.