The Butoh ――A dedication to Tatsumi Hijikata

 

15 Reduction by X and regeneration

 

 

Reduction by X and regeneration is the essense of the sunken logic which Hijikata found in the long travel of the darkness of body.

It is able to explain almost of numinous phenomena in the non-dual realm.

Every thing is streaming and changing there beyond time and space without following the law of physical world.

 

He said at the second chapter of the "Quiet House" as the Importance.

 

 

2. Important

 

“Shisha (the dead) transform their shape quietly and infinitely. It is not rare that they use shapes of others flexibly and naturally."

 

X reduction and regeneration is able to control the infinite flexibility of  transformation of Shisha.

X can be anything.

We can understand clearly to divide it into eight channels.

When you think about "reduction" it seems difficult, but you can consider it as minus (- ) in mathematics simply.

When you reduce something from the daily body, then it becomes a reduced body which is reduced an element.

X reduction is the special method to transform into weakened body.  

And to regenerate means to put back something to the reduced body.

 

I made a table of X reduction as the following;

What happens when a element is reduced from daily body, you can taste it as a recipe how to create various kinds of weakened body.

 

 You can understand this simply as;

Daily body - X (an element) = reduced subbody
Resonating reduced subbody as a group = reduced cobody


Channel

X Reduction

Reduced Subbody

Other world created by reduced cobody

Body

Gross body

Subtle body

Ash body

Passing ash bodies

 

〃 

Totality of body

Nest body

Moving forest

 〃

Solidity

Fluid body, ameba, slime mold

Human ocean

Slime mold world

 〃

Solidity and fluidity

Vaporized body

Cloud, mist, fog

 〃

Fluidity

Kugutsu body

Walking Kugutsu

Size

Bottom body

Boxed body

Rolling stone

3D-1D=2D

2D body

Paper, plate, blade, Poster,

Decayed poster

3D-2D=1D

1D body

Stick, stake, pole

 

 

Movement

Gross movement

Subtle shivering

Sway, vibration

Moving forest

Speed

Slow motion

Extreme slow world

Movement

Stillness

Stuffed spring

 

Control ability

Rotten action

Framan

Framan crawl

Visual

Watching eyes

Rotten eyes

Compaund eyes

Rotten eyes

group

 〃

 

Nest of eyes

Nest of forest

Audio

Human voice

Body cavity sound

Body sound world

Human word

Hegemogera

Whisper of dead

Dead whisper world

Vocalization

Silent shout

Silent shout world

Emotion

Human expression

Floor face

Face of forest

Moving forest

Human relationship

Social role

Family role

Gender

Age

Rotten "Ma"

Strange relationship

Sunken encounter

Fateful encounter

Strange relationship world
Another dimension Passing through

 〃 Social distance  Unconfortable sqeeze   Sqeezed audience

World/self

Human

Self

Ego

Nationality

Nation-state

Infinite resonance and transformation

Beyond self/others,

Subbody/cobody

 

Unfolding

other dimension

Archetype

Creating Archtype

Floating fairy

Approaching monster

Freezing hell

 〃

Mixed Archetype

=Chimera body

Chimera world

Living energy

 

Stuffed spring

 

Order of society

Broken garbage

Garbage disposal place

〃 

Life resonance

Humanoid

-System error

System errored world

Thinking

Thought

Language

Dualistic judgment

Common illusion

Awareness as life

Transparent world

 〃

Daily consciousness

Mad king

Illusion world by Mescarine, or LSD

 

 

  

 

 

 

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