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A unity platform for Buddhists, drawn up by Buddhism's first modern western convert. Like Dogen Zenji and Kodo Sawaki before him, he insisted on the importance of shikantaza and he encouraged his disciples to live without ego, self-interest, or desire for personal profit, and to follow the cosmic order "unconsciously, naturally and automatically". Therefore, to transform suffering, you should not run away from it or dispel it, but embrace it as a conditional part of life.

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