2/06/2005

Voice of Buddha and Frog

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.. .. .. .. .. .. The Voice of Buddha
.. Frogs Farting





a frog farting -
this too is the
voice of Buddha


a frog farting -
this too is the
voice of God


The second would be a Christian version of it.


More about the Yamashina paintings.
http://darumasan.blogspot.com/2009/07/yamashina-paintings.html


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frog concert
prelude to the next
cycle of life

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Froschkonzert
Praeludium zum naechsten
Lebenszyklus



the whole valley
vibrates with joy
frog concert

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.. .. .. .. .. .. Sengai and the meditating Frog

yuuzen to shite yama o miru kawazu kana

Composedly, he sits,
Contemplating the mountains -
The worthy frog!

Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827)
translation by Lewis Mackenzie




http://hcs.harvard.edu/~hbc/meditation.php


sitting and sitting
the frog meditates
* * enlightenment



..... ..... What is the sound
..... ..... of one frog jumping?
..... ..... [haiku]


chibi
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/happyhaiku/


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.. .. .. from the tallest iris
.. .. .. he partakes of the sunset
.. .. .. the tiny frog






...................... Read about the Iris here:
http://worldkigodatabase.blogspot.com/2005/09/iris-ayame.html


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the sound
of one hand clapping >
a dead mosquito



While I was having my bout with the enemy, little Haiku-kun (my kitten) had his encounter with one of Karls children (Karl is the general name of our large mini-tiny Frog-Family, you can see one of his brothers in the picture above).


the sound
of one paw tapping >
a dead frog




More of my
Koan and Haiku 公案と俳句


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Find some more joy with the Frogs here:
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/happyhaiku/message/294


World Kigo Database: Frog (kawazu, kaeru)

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kami no koe 神の声
the voice of the Kami, voice of "God"



早池峰のつるべ落しや神の声
Hayachine no tsurube otoshi ya kami no koe

the autumn sunset
in the Hayachine mountains -
voice of the Kami / voice of the Gods


下田靜子 Shimoda Shizuko

Hayachine is a sacred mountain range in Iwate prefecture.

tsurube otoshi 釣瓶落し (つるべおとし) fast sunset in autumn
lit. "the sun goes down like a bucket in the well"
. tsurube otoshi 釣瓶落し fast sunset in autumn .

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The Haiku Foundation about Zen and Haiku


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1 comment:

Narayanan Raghunathan said...

mossy icon of
Gautama Buddha ~
moist green frog
redefines mu