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Takahashi explains (in Japanese) today’s part of the “Tenzo kyokun”, February 17th 2020

Today Takahashi spoke about the last of the three minds in the tenzo kyokun, the big/magnanimous mind. The other two minds are joyful mind and parental mind.

Original Japanese text can be found here: antaiji.org/archives/jap/ten.shtml

Myogen reads the English translation by Leigthon/Okumura.

Different versions on the Internet:
Instructions for the Cook (Stanford translation)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE TENZO (translated by Anzan Hoshin & Yasuda Joshu)

Bogdan explains today’s part of the “Tenzo kyokun”, February 14th 2020

Today, Bogdan spoke about Parental Mind, as part of the three minds: Joyful mind, parental mind and magnanimous mind.

Original Japanese text can be found here: antaiji.org/archives/jap/ten.shtml

Bogdan reads first the English translation by Leigthon/Okumura and then the original text by Dogen.

First he explains in English, around minute 48, he starts to speak in Japanese.

Different versions on the Internet:
Instructions for the Cook (Stanford translation)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE TENZO (translated by Anzan Hoshin & Yasuda Joshu)

Eko explains (in Japanese) today’s part of the “Tenzo kyokun”, February 12th 2020

Original Japanese text can be found here: antaiji.org/archives/jap/ten.shtml

Eko reads the English translation by Leigthon/Okumura.

Different versions on the Internet:
Instructions for the Cook (Stanford translation)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE TENZO (translated by Anzan Hoshin & Yasuda Joshu)

Takahashi explains (in Japanese) today’s part of the “Tenzo kyokun”, February 9th 2020

Original Japanese text can be found here: antaiji.org/archives/jap/ten.shtml

Myogen reads the English translation by Leigthon/Okumura.

Different versions on the Internet:
Instructions for the Cook (Stanford translation)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE TENZO (translated by Anzan Hoshin & Yasuda Joshu)

Myogen explains today’s part of the “Tenzo kyokun”, February 13th 2020

Today, Myogen spoke about Joyful Mind, as part of the three minds: Joyful mind, parental mind and magnanimous mind.

Original Japanese text can be found here: antaiji.org/archives/jap/ten.shtml

Myogen reads the English translation by Leigthon/Okumura.

Different versions on the Internet:
Instructions for the Cook (Stanford translation)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE TENZO (translated by Anzan Hoshin & Yasuda Joshu)

Hike and Coffeebreak at the Sakura Hill, February 7th 2020

Myogen explains today’s part of the “Tenzo kyokun”, February 7th 2020

Today, Myogen spoke about the importance of attitude while giving an receiving donations, and about genuine mind and respectful mind as essential part of the tenzo’s mind.

Original Japanese text can be found here: antaiji.org/archives/jap/ten.shtml

Myogen reads the English translation by Leigthon/Okumura.

Different versions on the Internet:
Instructions for the Cook (Stanford translation)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE TENZO (translated by Anzan Hoshin & Yasuda Joshu)

70cm of new snow last night, February 6th 2020

Eko explains (in Japanese) today’s part of the “Tenzo kyokun”, January 29th 2020

Today, Eko spoke about the meaning of letters and practice, according to Dogen’s Tenzokyokun. First she reads the original, then Myogen reads the English text, after that Eko explains in Japanese.

Original Japanese text can be found here: antaiji.org/archives/jap/ten.shtml

Myogen reads the English translation by Leigthon/Okumura.

Different versions on the Internet:
Instructions for the Cook (Stanford translation)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE TENZO (translated by Anzan Hoshin & Yasuda Joshu)

Takahashi explains (in Japanese) today’s part of the “Tenzo kyokun”, January 28th 2020

Today, Takahashi spoke about the famous episode when Dogen met a Chinese cook on the ship, after arriving in China. First he reads the original, then Myogen reads the English text, after that Takahashi explains in Japanese.

Original Japanese text can be found here: antaiji.org/archives/jap/ten.shtml

Myogen reads the English translation by Leigthon/Okumura.

Different versions on the Internet:
Instructions for the Cook (Stanford translation)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE TENZO (translated by Anzan Hoshin & Yasuda Joshu)