Archiv für den Monat: September 2017

Das dritte und letzte Reisfeld wird geerntet, der Reis des zweiten Feldes gedroschen, 27. September 2017

Raubkopie von „Zen for Nothing“

Das Original wird inzwischen nicht mehr im Kino gezeigt, dafür wird es bei Arte zu sehen sein:

Hier eine russische Raubkopie:

Gang zum Reis vom ersten geernteten Feld und um die Halle herum, 21. September 2017

Dokumentarfilm über Sesshu (NHK World)

Muho stellt das Buch „Kann sich das Bewusstsein bewusst sein?“ (von Matthias Eckoldt) vor und Sebastian spricht über Shobogenzo Zuimonki 6-4, 6-5 & 6-6, 14. & 17. September 2017

Warum gibt es ueberhaupt Bewusstsein in diesem Universum, und wie kommt es, dass es eines und nur eines unter den unzaehlig vielen Bewusstseinen gibt, dass sich von allen anderen wesentlich unterscheidet: Dieses Bewusstsein?

In a talk on various subjects, Dogen instructed:
Students of the Way, do not worry about food and clothing. Although Japan is a small country, far removed (from the Buddha’s country), there are quite a few people who were famous as scholars of the Exoteric and Esoteric Teachings, and who have become known to later generations. There are also many people who devote themselves to poetry, music, literature, and the martial arts. I have never heard of even one of them who had an abundance of food and clothing. They became known because they all endured poverty and forgot about other matters, so they could devote themselves completely to their own profession.
This is all the more true of people learning the Way in this tradition of the patriarchs. They have abandoned their occupations in society, and never seek after fame and profit. How could they become wealthy? Although this is the degenerate age, there are thousands of people in the monasteries in China who are learning the Way. There are some who came from remote districts or left their home provinces. In any case, although they never worry about their poverty, almost all of them are poor. Their only concern is that they have not yet attained the Way. Sitting either in a lofty building or under it, they practice [zazen] wholeheartedly as if they had lost their mother.
I personally met a monk from Shisen who had no possessions because he had come […]

Was ist Satori?, 9. September 2017

Muho spricht über Shinjinmei, 8. September 2017

„Mindfulness and me“ (Japanese talk in Akita), 3. September 2017