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Fukuoka and Pruning

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  • ilsott
    There was some discussion about how to prune on this list. I found this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ft0ylk4sU5M Go to minute 0:21:05 Do nothing but
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 15, 2012
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      There was some discussion about how to prune on this list.

      I found this:
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ft0ylk4sU5M

      Go to minute 0:21:05

      "Do nothing but cutting the unnatural branches" -- which entails learning which branches are natural and which are not. The video helps.
    • Jason Stewart
      Yeh, that was misunderstanding caused by the English translation having no pruning when mu pruning would be the complete meaning even if that would require
      Message 2 of 3 , Apr 16, 2012
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        Yeh,

        that was misunderstanding caused by the English translation having no pruning when mu pruning would be the complete meaning even if that would require English readers to have to learn the meaning of the Japanese and Buddhist philosophy of mu.

        There's complete clarity and no misunderstanding of this matter in his, late Fukuoka Masanobu sensei's original Japanese writing.

        Jason.
        ...
        ...
        .

        On 15/04/2012, at 6:08 PM, ilsott wrote:

        > There was some discussion about how to prune on this list.
        >
        > I found this:
        > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ft0ylk4sU5M
        >
        > Go to minute 0:21:05
        >
        > "Do nothing but cutting the unnatural branches" -- which entails learning which branches are natural and which are not. The video helps.
        >



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      • Jason Wicker
        Awesome Video! Thanks for posting! ... -- Thanks and all the best, Jason
        Message 3 of 3 , Apr 16, 2012
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          Awesome Video! Thanks for posting!

          On 4/16/12, Jason Stewart <macropneuma@...> wrote:
          > Yeh,
          >
          > that was misunderstanding caused by the English translation having no
          > pruning when mu pruning would be the complete meaning even if that would
          > require English readers to have to learn the meaning of the Japanese and
          > Buddhist philosophy of mu.
          >
          > There's complete clarity and no misunderstanding of this matter in his, late
          > Fukuoka Masanobu sensei's original Japanese writing.
          >
          > Jason.
          > ...
          > ...
          > .
          >
          > On 15/04/2012, at 6:08 PM, ilsott wrote:
          >
          >> There was some discussion about how to prune on this list.
          >>
          >> I found this:
          >> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ft0ylk4sU5M
          >>
          >> Go to minute 0:21:05
          >>
          >> "Do nothing but cutting the unnatural branches" -- which entails learning
          >> which branches are natural and which are not. The video helps.
          >>
          >
          >
          >
          > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
          >
          >


          --
          Thanks and all the best,
          Jason
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