Zen proverb 36 : Hishiryo


Hello! I am Katsuya Yasuda from Yasuda Consulting. I’ll introduce a new Zen proverb. It is “Hishiryo.”

Let’s reset your mind by “Hishiryo.”

It means to make your mind empty.

“Zazen” is a meditative discipline that is typically the primary practice of Zen.

“Hishiryo” is the mind while we do “Zazen.”

Adjust your body.

Adjust your breath.

So your mind will be adjusted.

Zen proverb 35 : Sougenittekisui


Hello! I am Katsuya Yasuda from Yasuda Consulting.

I’ll introduce a new Zen proverb. It is “Sougenittekisui.”

“Sougen” is the place where Zen Sixth Ancestor Huineng had lived.

Zen has many denominations and has spread all over the world.

But it should be a small step at first like one drop of water.

But this drop has a huge possibility.

We should put importance on the first step. It might be the source of the world.

We should put importance on the dignity of each person. We have an unlimited possibility.

 

Zen proverb 34 : Makumousou


Hello! I’m Katsuya Yasuda from Yasuda Consulting.

I’ll introduce a new blog article. It is “Makumousou.”

“Maku” means to forget.

“Mousou” means delusions.

Are you worried about anything?

“What will be happened later?”

“I don’t have any idea about this problem.”

“I despond of the feature.”

These suffering are from your delusions.

We don’t know the future of ourselves.

Stop having delusions!!

Zen proverb 33 : Nengemisho


Hello. I’m Katsuya Yasuda from Yasuda Consulting.

The severe earthquake had occurred at 14:46 JST on Friday 11 March 2011 in Japan. 8 years passed from that day.

I’ll introduce a new Zen proverb whch is suitable for today.

It is “Nengemisho.”

“Nenge” means touching a flower. And “misho” means smiling.

To express your mind, do you need words?

We have many methods to express without words.

Words are not enough to express completely.

Be with your family or friends, express your love to them.

 

Zen proverb 32 : Ryobo


Hello! I’m Katsuya Yasuda from Yasuda Consulting.

I’ll introduce a new Zen proverb. It is “Ryobo.”

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“Ryo” means both.

“bo” means to forget.

So this proverb means “Let’s forget both.”

Do you have some problem in your life?

Is it resolved by judging “yes or no”, “right or left”, “correct or wrong” and so on.

Do you want to know whether your girlfriend loves you or not?

If you know it, what happens?

Let’s forget both sides so you can be freed from anxiety.