|Evening Class New Time |
Effective today, June 2nd 2014, Evening Classes meet @6:45-7:45 pm!
|Sensei Luisa Godshaw's Roku Dan Thesis - Zen |
Japan has a long history of importing, synthesizing and recreating aspects of other cultures, a practice that continues to this day. The primary source of such cultural borrowing in Japan’s early history was China, whose civilization existed for centuries at a high level hardly seen in other parts of Asia. read more ...
|Sensei David Freedland's Roku Dan Thesis - Budo And The Law Enforcement Professional |
A young man of Western descent is said to have asked a Japanese Zen master the meaning of Zen, and the possibility of teaching him the concept. The master smiled as he poured the young man some tea. As the cup filled, the master continued to pour until the cup’s contents overflowed into the saucer and onto the table. When the young man inquired as to what the master was doing, the master replied, “You, like the cup, are too filled with your own preconceived notions, prejudices, and close-mindedness to begin to understand the concept of Zen.”
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