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Lunch and the Dokusan Line: Teachers (Pt. 2)

Zen Mountain Monastery Sumida River Rehearsals (Pt. 5)  Contributed by Kevin Salfen, University of the Incarnate Word Photographs by Kevin Salfen (except where noted) Friday, June 6, 2014 Ryushin-sensei is lean, tall, grizzled. His gaze is gentle but firm, his … Continue reading

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Reflections of a koken

Contributed by John Oglevee A few weeks have passed since two incredible evenings (Atsumori, August 3 & 4, 2012) of outdoor theatre were gifted to Bloomsburg Town Park through the concerted efforts of the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble in collaboration with … Continue reading

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Learning to Kneel

Contributed by David Surtasky We’ve spoken about a number of matters concerning the challenges of performing noh. We’ve spoken in both aesthetic and practical terms. We’ve explained our roles, our aspirations and challenges, our connection to the craft and our … Continue reading

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