Friday, October 16, 2015


A Komuso rounds the fire.

"The softest substance in the world goes through the hardest. That which is formless penetrates that which allows no entry. Because of this truth I know the benefit of taking no action. Teaching without words. And the benefit of taking no action are without compare in the universe."  – Lao Tse.

An ascetic wandering.   Determined training that fosters enlightenment. Its purpose is to tighten the slack, toughen the body, and polish the spirit.