Today, we returned from a one week round of begging in Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto.
The video is from last year.
For all those that keep complaining that there is not enough English videos on our blog, Muho talks about Mahākāśyapa’s practice of watching decaying corpses in the Shobogenzo chapter Gyoji, and about differences in attitudes toward death and funerals in the West and in Japan.
Shot in the back and in the fron of the main hall after the March sesshin:
Link to the Shobogenzo Gyoji chapter (part on Mahakasyapa is on page 377):
About Tri-State Crematory, the crematory that failed to cremate hundreds of bodies that were doscovered in 2002: