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NHK BS1 “Zen x 21st Century” [Narrator] Non

Zenryu Kawakami: “Meditation is not relaxation. It is observation of oneself. Physical sensation.”
The program was very easy to understand.
For some reason, this program is not on NHK On Demand, but I hope it will be available soon.

NHK BS1 “Zen x 21st Century” [Narrator] Non
Thursday, May 7, 2020, 7:00 PM – 7:50 PM (50 minutes)

The wisdom of Zen is needed in the 21st century in our advanced information society! World-renowned Zen monks Fujita Issho and Kawakami Zenryu, who also have knowledge of corona, show the importance of mind, body, and environment in a world where science and economics are all-important!

English-language zazen meeting held annually by Zen monk Kawakami Zenryu of Myoshinji Temple, the head temple of the Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism in Kyoto, Japan, where 5,000 people gather! What is the relationship between mindfulness, meditation, and Zen? Foreigners are amazed at the connection between Oriental thought and Zen shown by fusuma paintings and Japanese gardens.

Three foreigners learn from Soto Zen monk Issho Fujita, who has taught Zen in the U.S. for a long time, including at a giant IT company! Experience Zazen by tightrope walking, jumping rope, and Chinese martial arts! What is the Naked Self? Getting closer to Buddha! Interaction of mind, body and environment! How Kawakami and Fujita see the Corona Disaster in Zen