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Wednesday
Oct102012

Bluejay

Lovely clip of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi giving a talk on the Sandokai at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center in 1971. 

"When you are not disturbed by bluejay, you know, bluejay wil come right into your´╗┐ heart, and you wil be a bluejay..." (2:52). 

Go here for more about this wonderful teacher and radiant human being. [NOTE: I love Suzuki Roshi's peep-peep-peep at 2:12]. 

Monday
Jan182010

Sumi-e

I spent yesterday in a retreat and brush painting workshop with Dairyu Michael Wenger from the San Francisco Zen Center. Not as controlled and technically demanding as classic sumi-e, Michael teaches more of a free-stroke, let-the brush-paint-the-picture approach. It was great fun and I very much enjoyed the painting, but it's clear that I shouldn't give up my day job. [NOTE: Deep bows of gratitude, Michael].

Addendum: Couldn't resist posting one of my efforts from the workshop. Yeah, I know. And this was probably my best one...