True Dharma Eye Case 228: Yunyan's "This Is It"
Dogen said: “Suchness is the real form of truth.” Our lives
are constantly changing; our minds are constantly
changing. This can make us feel helpless—leading us to
ask: What can I rely on? Or, this flux can be used to
practice and deepen our awareness. To ask, “What is
suchness?” is to ask how all things exist. Through this
question we can become truly intimate with reality.
But we have to trust the question, trust the process, and