All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Japanese’

  • Zen and Japanese Gardens – A Conversation With Karen Maezen Miller

    Karen Maezen Miller is a Zen Buddhist priest and author from Los Angeles. Karen lives on a property that includes the oldest private Japanese garden in Southern California. I visited Karen at her home to talk to her about the influence of Zen Buddhism on the aesthetics of Japanese gardens.

  • The Japanese mind and Zen Buddhism Part 6

    The Japanese mind and Zen Buddhism Part 6

  • Buddhist Chanting – Nothing But Everything (Japanese)

    Shingon Teaching Shingon is a form of Japanese Esoteric Buddhism, it is also called Shingon Mikkyo. This school was founded in 804 AD by Kukai (Kobo Daishi) in Japan. The teachings of Shingon are based on the Mahavairocana Sutra and the Vajrasekhara Sutra, the fundamental sutras of Shingon. Through the cultivation of three secrets, the actions of body, speech and mind, we are able to attain enlightenment in this very body. When we can sustain this state of mind, we can become one with the life force of the Universe, known as Mahavairocana Buddha. The symbolic activities are present anywhere in the universe. Natural phenomena such as mountains and oceans and even humans express the truth described in the sutras. The universe itself embodies and can not be separated from the teaching. In the Shingon tradition, the practitioner uses the same techniques that were used over 1200 years ago by Kukai, and have been transmitted orally generation after generation to the present. As Shingon Buddhists, there are three vows to observe in our lives: May we realize Buddhahood in this very life. May we dedicate ourselves to the well-being of people. May we establish the World of Buddha on this earth. Becoming a Buddha in This Very Life (Sokushin Jobutsu) The unique feature of this Shingon Teaching is that one does not become a Buddha only in his mind, nor does one become a Buddha after one has died. It means one is able to attain perfection of all of the qualities of a Buddha while one

  • Reiki The Japanese Art of Healing : How to Receive Reiki Attunement

    How to receive Reiki attunement in thisfree alternative medicine therapy video clip. Expert: Eileen Dey Contact: Bio: Eileen Dey, MA is the founder/director of the only vocational school of Reiki that is licensed by the state of WA. She is also the founding member of www.reikifellowship. Filmmaker: Daron Stetner

    Added: August 21, 2007 Exercises designed to bring in Universal Energy, clear chakras, give stamina. These are loosely based on Qui Gong. Disclaimer: I am not teaching Reiki as Reiki is based on symbols that one has to be initiated into. These are exercises designed strictly for the movement of energy, and self help and wholeness. You may contact Robin Littlefeather at
    Video Rating: 4 / 5

  • The Japanese mind and Zen Buddhism Part 1

    Zen Master Martin Huges, the only westerner to ever become abbot of a Rinzai Zen temple in Japan, give a lecture on the Japanese Mind and Zen Buddhism.

  • What is the spirituality of Chinese Kungfu and Japanese Samurais?

    What is the spirituality of Chinese Kungfu and Japanese Samurais?

    When i watch Japanese films, they don’t give a clear idea about their spirituality. Chinese film shows Buddhist deities in their films , here and there. But then Who are Taoist ?

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