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Old 11-15-2001, 12:57 PM   #13
Jon C Strauss
Dojo: Rocky Mountain Ki Society
Location: Colorado
Join Date: Sep 2000
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Ki Symbol Re: Re: interesting II...

Howdy,

Quote:
Originally posted by tedehara


I posted the original question on ki-info group. JCS was the only full reply with the following:
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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

Thomas:
> "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.

Peace,
JCS
RMKS at CSU

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