Reading Instinct for Freedom

Dear Taimyo Practitioners and Friends: We are coming to the end of our 6-week Taimyo Meditation series at the Day Street Dojo in San Francisco – doing weekly practices together and daily practices on our own, as well as reading Instinct for Freedom by Alan Clements. I am grateful that so many of you were able to participate in this workshop series, either in person or from a distance. Did you notice some changes in yourself or the people around you? Below is an e-mail I received from Shin-ichi Matsuyama in Osaka, Japan. I would like to share it with all of you as an example of how I’d hoped Continue reading

2009-New Year Greeting!

Dear Taimyo Practitioners: Happy New Year to you! At the end of the last year, I had a chance to read “The Vision” written by Tom Brown, Jr…… I would like to share a part of this book with you and ask you to think about it when you practice Taimyo next time!! Looking forward to our next encounter!!! -Fugaku Ito ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• from: Chapter III Trail p-65~66 The Vision, by Tom Brown, Jr. ISBN: 0-425-10703-5 Not many days after the deer hunt I was sitting quietly in the bushes watching some men in a pickup truck dumping garbage along one of the larger sand trails. Tears filled my eyes, and Continue reading