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Old 02-09-2005, 02:01 PM   #30
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Re: Where's the hara?

Hi Rob,

That's a great line. I've never heard it - where is it from?

I have some stuff on Shu-Ha-Ri. Here is some of what's on our web site on this topic:

These are writings:

http://www.senshincenter.com/pages/w...azaofwaza.html

http://www.senshincenter.com/pages/w...ontaniety.html

http://www.senshincenter.com/pages/w...nghatoshu.html

This is a video with a paragraph of explanation:

http://www.senshincenter.com/pages/vids/shuofri.html


I guess you can find the literal translations for the words Shu, Ha, and Ri just about anywhere on the Net nowadays. But I like to define them as "Construction," "Deconstruction," and "Spontaneity."

Sorry about posting again - not sure how PM works, but if you would like to contact me privately then please feel free to write me any time. Our email address is on our web site.

Thanks for the discussion, take care,
dmv

David M. Valadez
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