Thank you Jundo!
Today is my 28,124th rotation on planet earth and the beginning of my 78th circuit around our sun. In celebration of that and completion of the preceding introduction to the 108 Gates of Dharma...
April 8, 2014
The One Hundred and ninth Gate
The state in which water is sprinkled on the head is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it], following birth in a family, we are at last...
April 7, 2014
The One Hundred and eighth Gate
The wisdom that leads us from one state to another state is a gate of Dharma illumination; for [with it], having water sprinkled on the head,...
April 6, 2014
The One Hundred and seventh Gate
The state beyond regressing and straying is a gate of Dharma illumination; for it is replete with the Dharma of past buddhas..
Beautiful and inspiring. Thank you for sharing, Taigu.
A very old tradition, Myozan, as priests used to sit as birds perched in trees. An old tradition as forest monks used to hang kesa on trees to get them
Wow. That is lovely.
Thanks all. I understand; just thought there was some tradition or custom I knew nothing of.
Yes! A new tradition is born!
Wrapping trees in the kesa.
Hanging a rakasu from the branches.