josh phillipson (thisisnotreal) wrote:
For the sake of my heart
There appeared a perfect void
On the floating bridge.
A benefaction of the Lord.
Does anyone have any idea of what this bridge is which O'Sensei mentions?
Also called the golden bridge.
I thought it was something like:
this place/realization you could hold in your mind - specifically when you realize we are here on earth, - bodies fragile, yet holding our indestructible spirit - constantly standing on the bounds of the unknown
(i.e. if you stop breathing, you die and head to the unknown, or with God's grace: heaven)
..this realm of not knowing, yet being willing to follow God's divine will...
i don't know.
Any other ideas (please)?
I have been thinking about this for a while now...
"Ame no Ukihashi", "Heaven's floating bridge". Izanagi and Izanami, the Kami of the male and female principles stood on this bridge, stirred the primordial brine with a jeweled spear, and created the islands of Japan.
Morihei Ueshiba often used this when talking about the unification of heaven and earth.