Question

Good morning Stephane, happy to have found you back! Sempai to the monk Kosen sensei. What definition for mushin ? How to practice shin jin datsu raku ? Gassho! Jean Pierre Bignon.

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Answer from Master Kosen

No definition for mushin. For shin jin datsu raku: push the earth with your knees and the sky with your head.


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