act conceptually 1
you act conceptually
thought, word, deed 2
think conceptually 8
talk conceptually 8
act conceptually 8
“i invite movie
actor here.” 3
in a secret dojo.
yet no reliance
on secret techniques 4
just now, tadaima. always moving.
yet another song of the way. in divine reverence
stream of consciousness, with grab.
live by maxim. 5
nails and wedges; 6
of a nail-less
the barn burned down 7
the barn unraveled, aikido is divine
removal of nails and wedges.
time to cut!
1 barney glaser’s grounded theory
2 differentiated concepts of mikkyo in shingon esoteric buddhism
3 saotome sensei expresses this
4 o’sensei expresses this
5 contained in a translation by dilgo khyentse rinpoche
6 nails and wedges is a concept from ch’an/zen buddhism
7 in homage to 水田正秀
8 for the the tantra practitioner’s loop.