This is the Buddhist Loving Kindness Mantra we recite at our temple. Whenever need be I recite it to myself outloud or silently to myself. It works….. Loving Kindness Mantra….. May I be well, happy and free from sufferingMay no harm come to me, may I be safeMay I have the courage, wisdom and determinationContinue reading “Loving Kindness Meditation”
Every Tuesday I send out a Newsletter to my Yoga students–“Tuesday Newsday”. This was it for today Feb. 11, 2020. My poems/tanka are published in the Rafu Shimpo. Kwan Yin was printed last week.
sweet lotusthrives in muddy watersyet, diesin pure clean waterperhaps I stand a chance
My bamboo has grown–the photo below is today and below below is current–you can see that the vines grew and the bamboo was Kwan Yins size now bamboo is way above her. whole wall is covered and it’s growing growing. Genie Nakano, 7.14.21 Golden Bambooabove the walls we growsummer heat Kwan yinstands poised in myContinue reading “Kwan Yin~ Golden Bamboo~~haiku”
Sun risegift from the suntoday Genie nakano
playing in the rainthe rain plays with meopening my mouthI taste the sky7 flavors of rainbowGenie nakano Tired of chasing rainbowsjust want to be a rainbow
the fragrance of freshly mowed grasssummer in winterwith a barefoot walkhealing with each step Genie Nakano
five hundred yearsdesires whispered into stone earssuddenlyeyes blink wide openlips blush into a smile Genie Nakano