Originally posted by tedehara
I posted the original question on ki-info group. JCS was the only full reply with the following:
Aww, thanks for giving so much credit.
I hope we get to meet and train together sometime.
Here is some follow up from the Ki-info group, courtesy of Thomas Malone who trains at Ki no Sato, and Terry Pierce Sensei (Chief Instructor, NJKS):
On 2001.11.15, at 21:39, terry pierce wrote:
>> If I remember correctly the Den word
>> is for transfer of energy or information,
>> as dan is used for black belt
> "Den" means to convey or even simply to
> say something. Thus Okuden means the
> conveyance of the deepest levels of
> teaching the teacher has to offer.
Hope this helps.
RMKS at CSU