Author Archives: Rosan Daido

Karma or Cultivation

  Good morning!   We have snow falling now, with the white world covering distinctions. Last night Ekan, one of the first seven ordainees here, sent me an email congratulation for Hanyu’s championship performance of stardom figure skating at the … Continue reading

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Deathless Dharma (Form/Norm: Truth/Ethic) 不死の法(諸法・法則:真理・倫理) 

  Good morning!   It’s cold outside, but I hope you are warmed up in peace and truth after our sittings. This is the Dharma gate of pure peace and bliss – peace in nirvana and bliss in awakening in … Continue reading

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Free or Not Free 自由か不自由か

  Good morning!   After sitting in the best body alignment with breathing, blood circulation, muscle and nerve function, etc. working well, the body warming up and the immune function up, we become harmonious, healthy, and happy, as snow and … Continue reading

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Super Full Moon Eclipse

Good evening! Let’s share a part of the following comment and pictures by Mr. Noriyuki Otsuka who often share his beautiful pictures with us here: I happened to sing Rev. Honen’s poem: Even though the Moon light reaches every countryside, … Continue reading

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Triple Treasures & Pillars

  Good morning!   We have a bright sunny Sunday of sesshin. Sesshin is to wake up from the long night of nescience. So, we have the triple pillars of Awakened Way, Global Ethic, and Voluntary Simplicity at our center … Continue reading

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Karma & Akarma  業と止業

  Good morning!   We have a very bright morning here, though on the east coast, East Asia, and East Europe people are having heavy snowstorms with damage. A month after the winter solstice we have the Great Chill officially … Continue reading

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Samsara (Karma World) & Nirvana (No-karma State)

  Due to the extreme cold, heating my car made its windows clouded. Without experience this can make one panicked and involved in an accident. If, however, one knows the causal relations involved, one has no problems. The karma world … Continue reading

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Sitting Striving: Shedding Suffering

  Good morning!   We have a bright beautiful morning after a fortnight since the winter solstice, gaining daytime. We usually say, “Happy New Year!” Shall we seek happy happening, desiring brain expansion or discarding this planet as I mentioned … Continue reading

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Primordial Peace Prognosis Practice

  Good morning!   We had a nice, clear, cool sitting despite severe weather at the end of the year. Yesterday I watched an NHK Educational TV program on “Man and AI, the Future at Hand Now.” Raymond Kurzweil mentioned … Continue reading

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From Karma to Nirvana

Good morning!   Yesterday was the winter solstice. Since last night the rain changed to snow, and we saw the white world this morning. All things are covered by snow into white, without colors and forms. At the summer solstice … Continue reading

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