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    Street kesa, Buddha tree

    Here is the kesa I am sewing being given to a Buddha tree in front of my school.

    Gassho

    T.

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    very nice. What is a "Buddha Tree"?
    Gassho
    C

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    Amazing beauty Taigu, well done! =)

    Deep bows
    Shingen
    倫道 真現

    As a trainee priest, please take any commentary by me on matters of the Dharma with a pinch of salt.

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    A tree as any sentient being is a Buddha.


    Gassho

    T.

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    Street kesa, Buddha tree

    Spring
    Summer
    Autumn
    Fallen patches
    On cold ground
    Bare tree
    No tree
    Kasaya
    Still wrapped round

    Taigu, deep bows to your Dharma Eye,
    Myozan


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    Last edited by Myozan Kodo; 04-24-2014 at 08:32 AM.

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    Lovely, Taigu!

    Gassho,

    Daitetsu
    no thing needs to be added

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    Kantai
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    -Does a tree have buddha-nature?
    -Leaves whispering in the wind.

    Gassho
    Kantai

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    Beautiful Taigu! :-)

    Gassho, Jishin
    治 Ji
    心​ Shin

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    It's very very beautiful.

    Yes! Trees are Buddha!

    Thank you, Taigu.

    Gassho,

    Kyonin
    Please remember I am only a priest in training. I could be wrong in everything I say. Slap me if needed.

    The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one. Mr. Spock

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    That's beautiful, Taigu. Giving a kesa to a tree is a lovely idea. Is there a tradition of this in Japan?

    Gassho
    Andy

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    [QUOTE]...Ask no more.
    Only listen to the voice of pines and cedars when no wind stirs
    .
    Ryonen [/QUOTE]

    Gassho
    Taikyo

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    Taigu,
    It's beautiful. Thank you

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    Thank you for sharing Taigu, it is amazing and beautiful! Such a lovely gift!

    Gassho,
    Kelly/Jinmei

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    Beautiful Kesa and lovely gesture.
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    Last edited by Cooperix; 04-24-2014 at 12:31 PM.

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    Yes! A new tradition is born!
    Wrapping trees in the kesa.
    Hanging a rakasu from the branches.
    Wonderful!


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    Thanks all. I understand; just thought there was some tradition or custom I knew nothing of.
    Gassho
    C

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    Wow. That is lovely.

    Gassho,
    Juki
    "First you have to give up." Tyler Durden

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    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 stained.

    anyway I have 9 more stripes to sew....

    gassho

    T.

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    Beautiful and inspiring. Thank you for sharing, Taigu.

    Gassho Daizan
    大山

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    That is beautiful, Taigu, the colours are just amazing.

    Gassho,
    Joyo

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    Hello,

    Nice work.

    Thank you.


    Gassho,
    Myosha
    "Recognize suffering, remove suffering." - Shakyamuni Buddha when asked, "Uhm . . .what?"

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    That is seriously beautiful.. what skill!

    Gassho,

    Risho

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    Lovely!

    Gassho


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    This is the whole thing so far

    Gassho

    T.
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    Taigu,
    Such an amazing teaching. It's the ocean and the sky.
    Gassho
    Myozan


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    It's beautiful - love the colours

    Gassho
    Lucy

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    Great is the robe of liberation,
    a formless field of benefaction
    Buddhas have authentically transmitted it
    ancestors have intimately received it.
    Beyond wide, beyond narrow,
    beyond cloth, beyond threads;
    maintain it thus,
    then you are the keeper of the robe
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    There is a tradition in Cornwall, and other Celtic areas, of tying colourful strips of cloth to tree branches above holy wells. There is usually one tree which is covered in bright rags. It's still done in Cornwall as a kind of offering to the tree and the well. http://www.cornwalls.co.uk/images/sites/madron_well.jpg.

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    Lucy,

    Rag wells are something different than an offering to the tree and well - more an act of sympathetic magic. The rags are taking from a person who is sick or suffering and the idea is that in the presence of a holy tree and well as the rag decays and the illness is taken from that, so the person will be cured. A similar

    I do love the look of the trees when they are covered with rags, though, and imagine that offerings to trees were not uncommon in animistic cultures, maybe even Japanese Shinto.

    Gassho
    Andy

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    That's interesting Andy. Thanks. When I was younger and lived in Cornwall, we would tie the rags as an offering to the tree and water and the whole of nature. It's obviously changed meaning a bit over time and space...or maybe we were just a bit odd in Cornwall ;-)

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    Please show us when done. It's quite beautiful.
    Gassho
    C

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    Andy,

    With all due respect you are here missing the point.

    Tree? Kesa? Rags? do you see? Do you sew ? Do you spend hundred of hours doing this stupid thing? You are smart and sound like my old scholar self. Give it a rest.

    I ll be glad to meet you on the cushion in Washington this summer...


    Gassho with needle-cloud-mountain-as-daily-body-and-all-the-f......-rest-of-it



    OUR KOAN!

    T.

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    Thank you for all the words and the teachings.

    Gassho,
    Heion

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