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Kyudo is Not a Shambhala Art

Kyudo is Not a Shambhala Art – HIGHLIGHT

Sensei illustrates the position of the arms in kyudo: a circle, meaning “peace.” article by Carolyn Kanjuro photos courtesy of Sue Kranzdorf Kyudo, “standing meditation” engaging the warrior’s implements of bow and arrow, has been considered the highest form of samurai training for hundreds of years in Japan. Deeply ... continue
Posted December 25, 2018 by alexandra_kalinine
Werma Arrows

Werma Arrows – HIGHLIGHT

The Dawn of a New Generation by Jacquelyn Schneider and Dale Hinchey During the final days of Magyal Pomra Encampment in 2015, through auspicious coincidence, Jacquelyn Schneider and Dale Hinchey were discussing Kyudo, ya (arrows), and ritual implements. Jacquelyn inquired about the Werma Arrow she noticed on the ... continue
Posted October 5, 2017 by CGH
Piercing the Heart of Mara

Piercing the Heart of Mara – HIGHLIGHT

A poem by Jampa Pawo, dedicated to his dharma friend Grace Bull’s Eye: An Arrow Piercing the Heart of Mara Listen, brave warrior of Shambhala. In your battle against the delusions, Raise the longbow of unborn shunyata In your left hand of primordial wisdom And draw the arrow of bodhichitta With your right ... continue
Posted April 28, 2016 by CGH
Beginner's Heart and the Way of the Bow

Beginner’s Heart and the Way of the Bow

Kyudo students meet their new sensei during the most recent Kyudo Assembly at Karme Choling by Adrienne Kehn, with photos by Gary Vu A beautiful day at the Karme Choling matoba    (all photos courtesy of Gary Vu) Since my beginnings in the art of Kyudo, the Way of the ... continue
Posted October 13, 2015 by Adrienne
49th Day in Kyoto

49th Day in Kyoto – HIGHLIGHT

Tohoku Temple on the day of the ceremonyA Description of the 49th Day Ceremony Conducted for Shibata Kanjuro XX by Alex Halpern, Boulder, CO The 49th day ceremony was conducted for Shibata Kanjuro XX by his family in Kyoto on December 10, 2013. My wife Carol and ... continue
Posted January 9, 2014 by

Never Give Up – HIGHLIGHT

From the column Dharma Snacks, by Cynthia Kneen Takeda Shingen was a great warrior who lived in sixteenth century Japan. He gave a very famous teaching to warriors under his leadership. He said they should develop their minds to be fu rin ka zan. Kanjuro Shibata XX ... continue
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