The big catastrophe on March 11th in the north of Japan has affected me very deeply.
-Tama is soul, shizme is shizumeru, sorry to make it calm down.
Nenge Mishou - Zen Worte- to understand each other without words
-One day when the Buddha silently twisted a flower, people could not understand the meaning of it, but only venerable Kasho understood the meaning and smiled back to him. So Buddha taught the Dharma method of Zen to Kasho.
It means without any words, to understand each other from the heart to heart.
The word "Nenge" means to twist a flower. "Misho" means smile.
Kannon (skt. Avalokiteshvara) is the best known Bodhisattva figure in Buddhism. Bodhisattvas (jap. bosatsu) are intermediary figures, similar to Christian saints, who are especially interested in
helping people and all other sentient beings to enlightenment.
Kannon has in various forms, as the situation requires.