We finished planting the rice in May, and are now busy weeding the fields, cutting grass and caring for the summer vegetables. Potatoes will be harvested around the end of June. That will also be the season when the hortensia flowers will be most beautiful. We entered the annual rainy season already, but did not have much rain so far…

Enlightenment on TV

If you are in France or Germany, you can watch a program called “Zen gardens – enlightenment in stone” on June 6th or 13th. There should be some takes of Antaiji as well, featuring abbot Muho with a black eye. Link to the description at “Arte” channel: http://www.arte.tv/guide/de/047068-000/zen-garten(German) or http://www.arte.tv/guide/fr/047068-000/zenitude-et-plenitude (French)

Here is the part about Antaiji in French: