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Zanshin -- Leave It...

My bother in law, Jayson Tanega, already read my post about Zanshin -- 100% Attention. Jayson is a great photopgrapher. See his website: tanega.net.

Jayson attended training at the Chozen-ji Temple during one of his high school summers. He remembers that "zanshin" meant "to leave it as you found it."

This made Furuyama Sensei's saying about a bird alighting on a pond make sense. When the bird flies away, the pond is not changed.


Charles C. Goodin