Japanese gods Japanese have Japanese religion. It may not be a religion. But I don’t have proper word. Japanese have many gods. They are infinite rather than many. Because everything or everyone is a god. Japanese sense If my child throw a book, I say “You should not do that! A book has soul. You should cherish everything with kind heart.” We worship parts of nature as gods; rivers, mountains, waterfalls, stones, trees, the sun, the moon, stars, the earth, or everything. We worship everything artificial; tools, materials, books, houses, cars, everything. We think everyone has soul of a god. We are not perfect, but we have holy soul. Everything […]
important Reading and writing with mind of oneness are very important. And listening is important, too. Why listening? Mere reading, writing or listening is not important for developing ability of understanding. Oneness is important. Reading, writing or listening is the way to oneness. Japanese learning Japanese traditional learning method is oneness. We don’t learn something as something. We learn something as myself. Understanding for us is not by head but by soul.
input on device? It is important to do writing with oneness. Digital tool or hand? This question is the same as the last article. Digital devices are very wonderful, but I don’t recommend them for developing understanding. You write letters as a book, continue for years, you will acquire high ability for understanding. That is mimicry. You will be oneness with books. My children I have four children and they have studied by self-education. They have written letters as books by their hands. My son, Hasumi, who is 18 years old has written more than 5000 sheets. He writes 3 sheets every day. So, he can learn over high school […]
digital books? It is important to read books with oneness. Digital books or paper books? Digital books are convenient and efficient. We will use them more and more. But they are not good for the purpose of developing the ability of understanding. I think paper books develop the ability of understanding, not digital books. Why? Digital books are not books, but information. We cannot read information. I don’t say digital books are useless. I say for the purpose of that. We need physical action for oneness. Soul requires physics.
oneness reading If you read many books with mind of oneness, you will develop your ability of understanding. Then how to read? Of course, common way of reading is not enough. When you read a book, you don’t criticize it, you don’t have your opinion. You don’t have to agree it. It may tell you something you don’t like. You put yourself away. You don’t think anything. You are the book. The book is yourself. You and the book are oneness. Then you will get something over the book. You read many books with this method, you will get large ability. story What kind of books are better? Story. […]
reading and writing The most important skill of stydy is understanding. When we study or learn something, we cannot acquire that without understanding. There are many efficient method for understanding. School is one of them. The most efficient way is the simplest way. It looks long way and hard way. But it is the fastest and easiest way. Sometimes something looks upside down. The greatest way for understanding is reading and writing. It is the traditional style for Japanese. listening Why do reading and writing have the large power? We can read or write by oneness with the books. If you read a book without mind of oneness, the reading […]
For everybody I hope anybody take high education. But many people cannot take education because of economy. Many people have no school around them. I worry about them. Our dou-learning is possible for them. I offer the way of dou-learning on this site. Of course you don’t have to pay for me. Please have a wish about your future. dou-learning needs nothing. Usually education requires shools, teachers, notes, books, any other tools. If you have them, you are lucky. If you don’t, you have a chance for self-education. Most people think self-education is impossible or less than school-education. That is wrong. If you take the right way, you can learn […]
folktales Hasumi said “I was told folktales by my parents, so I avoided this problem”. That is very important. One of treasures from the people in the past is traditional literature such as folktales, mythology, classical literature, legends, fairy tales and so on. Because numerous people have told them from people to people. They have lives of many people in them. dou-learning is traditional. I think lives of many people is more valuable than a wisdom of a clever person. Because a wisdom exist to live. I hope my children learn lives of many people by oneness with them. My children will not live as another person. They are oneness […]
my future I wrote “we have been loosing something valuable” in the last article. Hasumi wrote “The way of study”. He said “I thought responsibility about my future”. I think it is the most important to live my life by myself. Of course we have to live together. But my life is mine. Nobody can live my life. Nobody doesn’t take responsibility for my life. Hasumi said that. live by myself Efficiency is important, but living by myself is more important. What is to live by myself? Starting with mimicry, then I get my life. We have treasure from our people in the past. They lived their lives. We can […]
narau, manabu Japanese language has two words meaning “learn”. They are “narau” and “manabu” which are verbs. “Narau” means to learn by repetition and imitation. “Manabu” comes from “manebu” which means imitation. We have thought that learning is based on imitation. Recent Japanese Recently Japanese don’t think imitation for learning. Because traditional learning needs long time; perhaps several years. We hope more efficient methods. We like Western methods. Of course, I know Western methods are very excellent. But we have been loosing something valuable.