TeaLife Audio – Ep 151 – Tanabata with Palmer-sensei

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Hosts

  • Tj
  • Anthony

Guest

  • Palmer-senei

Tanabata

 

鳴な虫別るる恋はほしにさへ。 小林一 

Nakuna mushi wakaruru koi wa hoshi ni sae. Ko-bayashi I-ssa.

(After the death of his wife.)

 

Cry not insects divided love even stars among.  Little-grove One-tea.

(literal translation)

 

Oh, insects, cease your cries that pierce the heart. 

Lovers, even among the stars, must part.

(Translated by Harold Stewart.)

(Harold chose the form of the Heroic couplet when translating Haiku.) 

From his, ‘A Chime of Windbells‘.

(Courtesy of Allan Sōsei Palmer Sensei)

 


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TeaLife Audio – Ep 150 – Secret project

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Host

  • Adam
  • Anthony
  • Marius

Main Topic – Marius Secret Project 

Zengo

  • 一期一会” (Ichi-go ichi-e): “One time, one meeting”
  • 静中行” (Sei-chu-kou): “Action in quietude”
  • 和敬清寂” (Wa-kei-sei-jaku): “Harmony, respect, purity, tranquility”
  • 有心無心” (Yuushin-mushin): “Mindful, mindless”
  • 空即色” (Ku-soku-shiki): “Emptiness is form”
  • 色即是空” (Shiki-soku-ze-ku): “Form is emptiness”
  • 無我無人” (Muga-mujin): “No self, no others”
  • 瞬時永劫” (Shunji-eigou): “A moment is eternity”
  • 万法一如” (Banbou-ichinyo): “All things are as one”
  • 一切皆空” (Issai-kai-ku): “All is emptiness”
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TeaLife Audio – Ep 148 – Boysday

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Hosts

  • TJ
  • Anthony

Guest

  • Marius

Topic – Boysday

Zengo

花紅葉綠
hana (wa) kurenai, ha (wa) midori
“flowers are red, leaves are green”
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花紅柳綠
hana (wa) kurenai, yanagi (wa) midori
“flowers are red, willow is green”
 
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