Tag Archives: Japan

June Spirits-aliens-koans Blog

Since moving to Japan I have always appreciated the Shinto outlook that there are spirits behind everything.  Being Bohemian, my outlook is that the best and only spirits I have ever experienced are Rum, beer and Sake. Not to disparage … Continue reading

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Abstract Reality

There are many meditation techniques in the world, all do something. However, the goal of meditation is to have “an experience.” What that experience is needs to be pointed out by an experienced teacher or it is usually overlooked, confused … Continue reading

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Blog    TM in Japan the 800 AD Spiritual regeneration movement by Kukai.

Having learned Transcendental Meditation [TM] from Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in the 1970’s I was surprised when reading the Shingon literature to find that Kukai argued back in 820 AD for a spiritual regeneration of the Japanese Buddhist beliefs and teachings … Continue reading

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A Mountain Home in Kyoto visited…

Tuesday, February 17, 2015…A lazy day for me as my only scheduled activity was to drive to Ohara, a small mountain community of Kyoto, high in the mountains and have a planning meeting about a dance and Shamisen performance in … Continue reading

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September Blahs…

Its September already and I’m having a bit of difficulty writing or even keeping my mind on my “to-do” lists. After two years in Okinawa, an interesting two years with pros and cons but mostly positive experiences, it’s time to … Continue reading

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Famous Japanese Mountains and August Pilgrimage 2014

Sometimes life is stranger than strange, especially if one is married to a Miko. My dear wife had a calling that we can pilgrimage to visit Kobo Daishi Kukai at Koyasan and then on to Mount Kurama to visit Mao-son, … Continue reading

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A scattered Month of May

Life happens, I haven’t written for a while as I’ve been sidetracked by weather, a dying computer, a busy wife who performs on stage, mold, mosquitoes and snails in my garden: a myriad of time consuming issues, a scattering of … Continue reading

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Garbage and the human condition, is there a solution out there?

Garbage the world over seems to follow similar habits. A small percentage of the population seems to think that garbage can be thrown anywhere. The beaches collect plastic bottles and beer cans; the roadsides collect TVs and old appliances that … Continue reading

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A five island day…and a small world.

A five island day…and a small world. A series of happenings and related connection spun us across five islands today. It all started with a Facebook ad for a restaurant on Henza Island. The restaurant was also recommended to us … Continue reading

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Kudaka Island Adventure

We went to Kudaka Island today to visit the sacred sites of the Yuta and Noro [and Kuro Miko].  There are sacred areas closed to everyone, especially men unless you are a priest or male Yuta [very rare] and there … Continue reading

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