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PostPosted: Mon Jun 01, 2020 3:34 pm 
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From US Marine to Zen Monk
Scott Mangis is a former US Marine who now lives his life as a Zen monk near Tokyo, Japan. We explore Scott's life story and path that lead him to completely change his way of living.
A video by Tofu Media Production
Krzysztof Gonciarz & Kasia Mecinski

In building a statue, a sculptor doesn't keep adding clay to his subject.He keeps chiseling away at the inessentials until the truth of its creation is revealed without obstructions. Perfection is not when there is no more to add,but no more to take away.

PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2020 5:24 pm 
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When he talked about doing Takuhatsu for nothing at all, I think I actually grasped what is meant by that. Doing something and doing it for nothing at all.

This recommended video was actually cool too lmao

PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:26 pm 
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Very interesting video.
Thanks Grinus for the find.

I would rather have questions that can't be answered than answers that can't be questioned. - Richard Feynman

If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration. - Nikola Tesla

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