Author Archives: Rosan Daido

Soku Jikko, Immediate Action

. The following pictures were sent by Mr. Noriyuki Otsuka, who caught life in Shimoda, Japan . . “Soku Jikko, Immediate Action” Calligraphy by Tangen Harada Roshi, 原田湛玄老師 done by the request of Mr. Otsuka . . . . . . … Continue reading

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Wholly Wholesome World Way

  Good morning!   We have sesshin, touching or embracing the mind, today. Yesterday I watched a program titled How the Mind Is Born – Resonance Between Brain Science and Buddhism, by Dr. Takao Asano, brain surgeon, and Rev. Issho … Continue reading

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Jerusalem by Garyo

      It would take less than two hours to drive from Amman to Jerusalem without the stop at the bordercrossing of the King Hussein bridge. I was warned by Lorenz. With aggressive  interrogation, he once was kept  for … Continue reading

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Dana Biosphere Reserve by Garyo

      Two hours south of Amman and close to King’s Highway lies the Dana Biosphere Reserve. My son Lorenz and his wife Ale joined us for a two day hiking experience.               … Continue reading

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Wadi Rum by Garyo

    Wadi Rum, the biggest Wadi in Jordan, is located in the south of Jordan and dedicated as a World Heritage site. Because of it’s beauty, Anna-Sophie wanted to do some hiking in it. We were picked up by … Continue reading

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From Adharma Karma to Dharma Nirvana

  Good morning!   We have a bright beautiful morning with crisp cool air at the time of the equinox, neither hot nor chilly, higan, nirvana, beyond vicissitudes. We had good news of the Nobel Prize being awarded to ICAN, … Continue reading

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Between Petra and Wadi Rum by Garyo

      It would take 6 days of hiking from Petra to Wadi Rum. Anna-Sophie and I hiked part of the trek for one day. We started in an area where heavy fighting took place between Israel and Jordan … Continue reading

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Three Days Hiking in Petra and Surroundings by Garyo

  Dear friends, This September, I was hiking in Jordan and visited Jerusalem, Jericho and Bethlehem. I would love to share my experiences and impressions with you. I hope you enjoy the virtual hike in this beautiful part of the … Continue reading

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Nirvana-Awakening for All

  Good morning!   A week after the equinox, higan, yonder shore, nirvana, we have weather neither hot nor chilly due to global warming. The Buddha said that the limit of the world is not reached by walking. Nirvana is … Continue reading

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Adharma to Dharma

  Good morning,   We have a bright beautiful equinox day, which is identified as higan, yonder shore or nirvana, for which we are sitting our sesshin today. We say there is heat and chill only up until higan, but … Continue reading

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