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Dharma in February 2022

Dear zen friend While being sick during winter, I learned something new about sickness. The followings are ideas to share.  1)  On YouTube a prominent doctor said too strong immunity becomes cause of sickness like allergies. I did not experience … Continue reading

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Dharma in the year of Tiger 2022

Dear Zen Friend On 12/13/21,  Monday, constant coughing suddenly began.  I conversed with a friend on Sunday without any bad omen. I fell to hell from heaven within twenty four hours.  I had a feeling that lung cells were moving … Continue reading

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Dharma in November 2021

Dear Zen Friend1)  Zendo is surrounded with half an inch snow.  Winter is here.  Anything happens in snow.  A truck crashed into woods just before my eyes during last season.  We should be cautious at every movement in winter.  2) … Continue reading

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Dharma in October 2021

Dear zen friend1)  On one sunny day I hiked a nearby mountain 1200 feet high with a friend. Zendo is located about 800 feet high.  We took the shortest and steepest route (unknowingly) to the summit. Slow and steady climb lift our … Continue reading

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Dharma in September 2021

Dear zen friend 1)  We have had the longest rainy summer this year as long as I remember.Rain, shower, hail, thunder storm happened any time, any day. Outdoor works were often disrupted. Weeds outgrew mowing.  Rainy weather is predicted as of today. It … Continue reading

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Dharma in August 2021

Dear zen friend1). Summer is almost over.  We had a long rainy season, weeds and flowers grew quickly.  Under the corona epidemic I have been busy for weeding.  It was fun to have a butterfly and a humming bird.  2) … Continue reading

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Dharma in July 2021

Dear zen friend1)  My car was at a body shop for 2 weeks. On day one I was at a bus stop. “How much is bus fare?” “No, do not pay.”  “Because is today Tuesday?” “No,  bus fare has been … Continue reading

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Dharma in June 2021

Dear zen friend1)    July sesshin:    from  07/17  to  07/18  The re-opening is slow.   Also it is very hot in July.    If joined us for two days, please enjoy quiet environment.    2)  One day after weeding, my hands … Continue reading

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Dharma in May 2021

Dear zen friend 1)  June Sesshin :  from  06/19  to  06 /20  for 2 days.  Sitting starts at 4:10 am, ends at 9:00 pm on Saturday.  Sitting starts at 4:10 am, ends at 5:00 pm on Sunday.  Many things have … Continue reading

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Dharma in April 2021

Dear zen friend 1)  The first notes about Daffodil 200 were sent on 21st of March. I wrote that they would fully bloom soon. My expectation was wrong. Today 95% of daffodil finally have bloomed.  They are in full bloom … Continue reading

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