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Sinking into darkness of the body

7th International Himalaya Butoh Festival

 
 
Grand Finale 
29 December 2013

We did it!


We investigated in the mystery among subbody and cobody this year.
All students tried to find out own subbody's behind world and shared each other as cobody.

The secret why a subbody=cobody was born, is hidden in the early history of each own.
Some impulse from outside made a subbody=cobody hidden in each one's early history, when we were a fetus, or baby, child, youth.
During these ages, some negative response from parents, family, teacher, society, not only direct ban, but also ignorance or
selective non-attention stopped a subbody=cobody to come out and had to hide in the depth of the darkness of body.
All subbody=cobodies have specific reason to be inhibited, pressed, twisted or forbidden by something.
We call it <twisted qualia> generally, and all subbody=cobodies are aiming a chance to come out in the darkness of body as the <reverse twist>.
We co-created these dissonance pattern of the <behind cobodies> together.

So, the behind world is the real situation where a subbody=cobodiy was born.
All students shared all situations of others through co-creating the various behind worlds, and were able to become unexpected subbody=cobodies which even one was not aware of.
This is the reason why so many rich subbody=cobodies came out during the 7th Butoh Festival Himalaya and Delhi Festival.
Also this is the very necessity to enter the world of 'Sick Dancing Princess'. We will continue to explore the mystery of subbody-cobody in the next year.

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27 November 2013

This is the Rhizome


Rhizome is image of future human after when we are released from modern human state which is bound by Ego, Self and the Power of the nation-state.
Rhizome is able to connect flexibly and separate freely in any kind of resonance pattern.
We need to take off the binds of Ego, Self and Power and become Life which has infinite resonativity ( =resonance ability) beyond any borders.
This is the novel experiment in the Subbody Resonance Butoh School Himalaya in this year.
Students invented so many kinds of behind world as subbody=cobody with unique shape and process.
Especially, boxed cobody or bottom cobody, chimera cobody, various swarm, forest, stone garden, dismal air, and so on. You can taste them in the slide show above.
This is the richest condition which the infinite creativity of Life can be open. If some tendency which could not resonate well with any cobody, we can research it by alone as the abyss of subbody.
The Flower, Mystery and Secret of Life, and necessary subbody=cobody for survival were bloomed in those process.
This was the necessary to enter the unexplored butoh realm of "Sick Dancing Princess" of Tatsumi Hijikata. We will continue to investigate and deepen it in all over the world.




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22 December 2013

Nomad Rhizome 1995-2013

Nomad Rhizome is a style of Butoh that is transforming the pattern of resonance between members in various ways, while separated and linked freely, go dancing by moving the location.
As we experience this dynamic Life Resonance process by whole body, we can take off the daily pattern as 'modern human' trapped in Ego, Self and Power system inevitably.
This was developed during 1995-2013, at Japan, Thailand, Hungary, France, Netherlands, Switzerland, Greece, USA, Venezuela, and at various landscapes in Himalayan mountains and Delhi. It's a novel way of Life of us in the future to come.



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29 November 2013

Harvests of the 7th Himalaya Butoh Festival

1. < Beauty of life resonance > with the realization of oneness of subbody=cobody


In this Butoh Festival, the moments of subbody=cobody become one was born many times. At that moment, the boundary not only among dancers, but alos between dancers and audience desappered.
Everybody who was trapped in individual illusion, took off it and trembled together to become one Life.
At that moment an extreme novel beauty, <The beauty of Life Resonance> was born.
This is the <Butoh of Life>.
Until this year, it was sticky and pulled by the dualistic definition of "subbody is subconscious body" and "cobody is resonaiting subbody".
And it lead the fixed idea that subbody movement = solo, cobody = group movement Always. When we try to explain in an easy-to-understand things which contain a complex mystery, it makes us to fall into evil dualism trap.
We struggled to break away from the constraints somehow over a year, and this year we could break the ice.
The process was so hard to overcome unknown edges, many subbodies were miscarriged, but 13 students survived and finally realized the oneness of subbody=cobody.
They get very precious conditioning methods to share own cobody with others, and so rich co-creation method during the Festival. Everyone could take off the frame of the human as an individual, and got the beautiful experience to transforme into one Life.
It contains a very deep secrets and mysteries.
After now a moment that we you digest this experience, many novel awearness will come out certainly.
This is a humongous achievement than anything.
But it does not stop there.
A clear unprecedented notice about What is the Butoh of Life, were included.
Now I have to move Delhi.
I will write later.



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7 November 2013

Erasing midwife itself


After the safe birth of a subbody=cobody, midwife has to find the optimum timing to disappear.
To find the best timing of erasing midwife itself is most important at that moment.
Midwife's role has to limit until the confirmation of safe birth exactly. In the creation process, midwife has to limit oneself exactly.
To find the best timing is very hard, because always some subbodies are able to to live by oneself, and the other subbodies might be on the edge of birth and miscarrige.
If it will be too early, sometimes subbody-cobody must disappear.
If it will be late, midwife's Ego must be inflated and fallen into the hierarchical role of director, choreographer, teacher or parent.
It must disturb the growth of subbody=cobody absolutely.
Midwife must not take the role of such as choreographer in the co-creation by Life Resonance.
Subbody=cobody can learn how to survive and how to resonate each other by themselves.
Subbody=cobody, and Life doesn't want to live in any kind of hierarchical world.
Because, the hierarchy is the real criminal producer for all hidden body, forbidden body, warped body.
Midwife has to never misunderstand this.

I repeat, this is not an easy issue, but very compicated and subtle. Bcause, Ego always comes up with cunning self-justification; "I am doing for better creation for them kindly!!", then we are trapped by it so easily, and used to go over so often.

Midwife, see transparently the ego trap, While continuing the de-self conditioning in every moment, and find the optimal
timing.



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6 November 2013

De-self conditioning


When your Ego and Self are activated helplessly by a storm of emotions and feelings, and cannot get out of it.
Please try this de-self conditioning in such a case .

Leave from the place where you are excited. Find a quiet place, in the standing position or sitting position.

Feel the breath of Life.
Your cells of hundred trillion in your body is activated to get a oxygen, and feel that the body is going swell just a little while relaxing very slowly.
And after a while some part of body starts fading also.
Let your body relax in the confortable Life sway.

Sway back just one millimeter, from your present position to another dimension of dead.
Stretch your back a little bit and move toward the behind world.
Become a transparent body, feel that you are missing from this living world.
Watch this living world from the dead world.

Enjoy this de-self condition, until your mind and body become silence.




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6 November 2013

Harvest of unique cobodies


Harvest of this year is that a lot of unique cobody for each subbody are born.
I had continued to stepping in front of this issue for many years until last semester.
Now, original cobodies has emerged continuously every day during the rehearsal.
The sacrifice that was paid was big in the trial, but firtile harvest was larger unexpectedly.

Life is resonating faintly with invisible behind world in the non-dual and multi-dimensional realm.
We have continued to listen to the subtle resonance of Life, and we tried to co-create the behind world which each subbody want to dance the most. It is the deepest mystery for each subbody.
The half of the result till today is the following;

Shadow cobody of Monuji,
Fish cobody of Lisa , Ancestor parrot cobody, Tatapani cobody of Lisa,
Boxed cobody, Schizo-tree cobody, Spider web cobody of Sebastian,
Ents of forest cobody of Ankur,
Non-dual cobody of Santeri ,
Shisha's cobody of Piyu,
Rising water cobody of Solveig, etc.

Countless coboies are coming out day by day, while still the stage rehearsal is done about half. This is the big jump in the past ten years.

Each subbody=cobody have to dance all of those, during the festival inevitably. It must be so rich experience to metamorphose to all things in nature, evil spirits of rivers and mountains beyond one's will.
So, students have to become 'the Shisha which transform quietly yet infinitely with unexpected nonchalance' as Hijikata guided.
During the coming month, students will continue to transform into different things on a daily basis.
It must become a crucible of growth for subbody=cobody of each.
And, each subbody is able to research in own Flowers and Secrets through dancing in these specific cobody world filled with the deepest Mystery for each subbody.
Each student will dance each piece three times more; at the final costume rehearsal, the performance, and at Delhi Festival that follows the Himalaya Butoh Festival.
It is big pleasure to watch the process to mature among all subbody=cobody.



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Hans Bellmer/ 'Boxed body'Bellmer  
4 November 2013

How can we untangle the darkness of body


Basis of subbody butoh is to untangle the unconscious blockage and bind in the darkness of the body.
Sometimes they appear as a trauma, shadow, not-me, nightmare, stiffness, sickness, habit, adiction, dissociated personality, and so on.
We release them with giving a shape and movement one by one as subbody/cobody.
To imagine a picture of Ballmer that many bodies are trapped in a box, is usefull to get the image oftangling.
Countless Subbodies are tucked into the narrow place of the darkness of body.
Because Life resonates in the non-dual and multi-dimensional qualia.
They are tangled with each other, and became unknown blockage and bind of mind/body. Our consciousness cannot understand how to unleash them.
Because some of them are connected not only as a subbody, but with archetypes in the collective unconscious that were hidden during the human history spanning 700 million years.
The deeper cobody such as proto body, swam body might be connected to the Life history of 4 billion years.
The reason why we cannot distinguish subbody and cobody is due to it.
Some of their origin is not only one's personal history of at most several decades, but deeper than it.
They must be solved through dancing as subbody-cobody.
Listened to qualia that are muffled in the darkness of the body, and unleash them one by one.
There's no way to understand the order by consciousness, only subbodies are familiar with the most optimum order, we have to just follow it.

Folow the motif than the theme,
and the Qualia than the motif!


The modern dance was bound by the narrow thinking habit that we need clear theme for creation. It is stupid because it is bound by the illusion that our consciousness can controll the creation of Life, though our consciousness knows less than 1 percent of the darkness of body.
such as the theme that came up in the head, is not to be involved in such as multi-dimensional entanglement of qualia in the darkness of the body, it just fly above the box of mystery.
Why we must not dance from such themes? Because it does not affect to the real state of Life.

The conscious theme flies high above the Life, and the dance is trapped in a narrow dualistic appearance.
Discard the dualistic theme thinking, and listen carefully to Life.
Proneness of qualia with some orientation becomes the motif, but motif is bound by a partial tendency.
Abandone the motif, and follow the subtler qualia in the body, they can guide us to dance every blockage in the nondual and multi-dimensional.
Only by starting from there, we can unleash the extreme complex of tangled qualia one by one in one performance at once.
Ten or twenty subbody=cobody will come out with the reverse twisting from the box in the tangled depth.

They will come up as Flower-Secret-Mystery.
Only Life knows the optimum timing and form.
Just follow the necessary Jo-Ha-Kyu of Life.
It's the Butoh of Life .





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2 November 2013

Hurt and form


When I saw Syv's pictures above shot by Oon, I reminded a Hijikata,s word;

(Hurt and Form)
"Butoh is made of the technique of hurt.
But, we need to focus on the fact that butoh gives to the hurt a form as c
ommandments."
( Hijikata Tatsumi complete works , unpublished draft )

 
In syv's body, I know so hard pains and hurts, sufferings of cancer are streaming strongly for several years. But she continued performing and midwiving energeticly.
In each moment she had to struggle against these hurt and pain with reverse twisting to original forms.
Excellent photographer Oon was resonated with the moment and caught them exactly. Then these flowers became able to resonate with the world.
Thank you Oon for your great work!



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 Friedrich Nietzsche
1 November 2013

Chaos to give birth to a dancing star


“I tell you: One must still have chaos in oneself, to give birth to a dancing star.”
-Friedrich Nietzsche

This words continued to fascinate me for long year since I was 17 years old.
Now I can say a little bit about what is the the chaos in oneself.
Chaos means a non-dual and multi-dimensional Life Resonance of Qualia in the darkness of body.
Hijikata called it 'Red God', or 'Invisible huge creature that lives in the air', or just 'Darkness of the body'.
When we stop dualistic thinking and are able to listen to it, we can give birth a dancing star from it.
This is the subbody=cobody.
Stop thinking with confidence.
Believe your chaos!
It is the infinite soup for dancing star.
Become Hoopee!


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27 October 2013

Creation through the Life Resonance


Now we have been experimenting ever in Himalayas.
It's experiment unprecedented that create the Butoh by resonance as Life.
'Butoh' far too often fell into the experiment of ego and self-expression.
It is not worth to dance such thing, because expression of ego and self are full of in the daily world.
The self or ego are trapped by the biggest common illusion as a "Human" that one is a" subject".

"To abandon all the conditions of the Human. Please do not forget this principle." Tatsumi Hijikata


We create the "Butoh of Life" not as "Human" but create as "Life".
We need to shift from Human principle to Life Resonance principle.

Life Resonance Principle

What is the "Life Resonance Principle"?
How does it become possible on earth?
For twenty years , I've been experimenting with the trial and error until now.
The exact method is found only now.
To stop thinking, inhibit your inner talking, outer talking by word as well. This is the first principle.
Why is it important?


fig.1 Six layers of neuron and glia in our brain.
The 2nd and 3rd layers are used for comunicating between left hemisphere (language brain) and right hemisphere (qualia brain). The 4th layer is about sensing qualia, and 5th and 6th layers are about movement qualia.



fig.2 In the daily thinking mode, the 2nd and 3rd layers neorons are exiting by electric signal. In this mode, nobody can listen to the silence of Life Resonance that is happening in the deeper 4th-6th layers.


fig.3 When we inhibit our thinking, the strong electric signals are calm down, and it is possible to listen to the qualia resonance of sensing and movement in the deeper 4th-6th layers. This is subbody-cobody mode.

Life of each cell is resonating with infinite variety of qualia in a multidimensional realm.
When we inhibit the language thinking, the 2nd and 3rd layers of brain calm down, then it is able to listen to the qualia resonance in the 4th-6th layers of brain which is resonating among hundred trillion cells of our body.
To concentrate on this Life Resonance, to stop thinking is the most important principle.
We need to inhibit to be human, and to be just Life, and we can co-create through Life Resonance.
Inhibit the consciousness and stop being as a 'Subject'.
Because in the resonance, there is no subject, no object. Resonance happens spontaneously as no side.
Listen carefully to the silence of Life Resonance among body cells of the hundred trillion that make up the body, and follow the subtle tendencies of cell's Life, it is subbody and cobody.
Subbody=cobody is a manifestation of life Resonance. They are resonating with infinite inner qualia of 'behind world' we can not see.
Be the transparency that opened to the outside and to the inside equivalently, it is neither subject, nor consciousness. It is the transparent Life Resonance.

"To become Life is similar as to become Shisha (Dead)."

" Important
Shisha transform their shapes quietly yet infinitely. It is not rare that they borrow the shapes of things on the earth with unexpected nonchalance."
"Quiet House" Tatsumi Hijikata.


Through the Life Resonance principle, we can open the infinite creativity of Life.
What one thing only that can not be controlled by information is the Life Resonance .
Only there, hope for the future is present.


Be carefull

To keep silence is the most important. If one strats talking, it destroys the listening mode of others. Because the energy of language thinking is trillion times stronger than the qualia of Life Resonance in the deep layer. We cannot listen to the subtle qualia in the middle of noise like highway.
This is the reason that we inhibit talking as well as thinking in the Subbody School.




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24 October 2013

From "Flower of Kan (=Flower of disability)" to "Sick Dancing Princess"



In his last solo "Quiet House ", Hijikata danced Life that is resonating with various behind world.
He entered the world of Shisha where his dead sister belongs, and is going and coming back between Death and Life.
He opened up the Art of Shisha (Weakened body technique) to move freely between materializing and vaporizing.
The method was diversified and bloomed in the activities of 'Haku-Toh-Bo" based at Asbestos Hall, 1974-76.
1974; "Ankoku Butoh Ebisu-ya Ocho", " Siren salmon",
1975; "Rhapsody in Nishana-ya","Lover of Bakke teacher",
"Not waking up them", "Small parasol", "Blind girl to lie", "Kaguya princess Ankoku version"
1976; "Pear head", "It was a night like this", "Hitogata", "Costume of facade-A model of darkness for boy and girl", " Lady on whale line",
---
Almost of Main work of Hijikata has been performed in this three years.
However, Hijikata was forced to seal The Asbesto Hall by opposition of local residents at its peak.
That is the biggest damage for creator to be forced to close the theater as same as the punishment to be ripped the limbs.
Hijikata became like the Dharma without limbs, and started writing "Sick Dancing Princess" by the blush in mouth, instead of creation of butoh pieces.
He imprinted the unexplored Butoh that are not performed yet.
(There are a lot of dances that was not performed yet...)
He put all of them into the book, "Sick Dancing Princess".
He is committed it to the dancer of the future.

What was it?
When we read it by body for long year, slowly we can resonate with the unexplored butoh for him.

In the "Quiet House", he tried to dance the "Flower of Kan" as the most miserable state of Life and reverse twist it to a beauty.
It is about to be suggesting just still in there, but it was what must be danced unevitablly for Hijikata.
He continued to pursue it during the activities of Haku-Toh-Bo, but it was not enough to develope for him.
He developed the diversity of Kan in the book with infinite variations.
"Kan" is the most difficult state of Life, when Life met in various kind of trouble and is not able to find the solution, Life has to wait in enduring, until it finds the optimum resonance pattern, just enduring and stepping repeatedly in the suffering.
He wrote the infinite diversities of the suffering figures hitting the wall from various aspect in the book as the multilayered diverse aspects of "Flowers of Kan".
In the "Quiet House" he started from his own deepest sadness that his dear sister had to die as a prostitute forced by the nation-state of Japan for the world war.
He could reverse twist the sadness to the unique creation of "A girl who planned an evil deed in the rain.".
It was absolute creation, but he felt that he was still bound by his indipendent trauma.
He needed to take off the Self of him, and to become Life itself, that is suffering in the multiple miseries.
"Casting off the Self" was pursued in the "Sick Dancing Princess".

It's about no exaggeration to say all the things and characters are the different states of "Flower of Kan". We can see many samples of them as the following;
It is needless to say that this is the issue for future butoh dancer what or how to dance these "Flower of Kan".
(For exact text of it, see "The Butoh chapter 300" on the site.)


What is invisible

●Eyes like a spy for shady thing
●Eyeball for watching the invisible huge creature in the air
●It was not only me who had been danced by someone
●Creature that lives in a sound that no one knows
●Observation that is going to stray
●Dusk of vague mind
●In the bed, God also would crawl into
●What is visible would be a dark hole itself

Hidden state

●Human that does huddle only by the body
●A hidden state
●A vague figure
●Gloom of the kneeling position
●Strange people like spies
●Brightness and darkness of short breath

Something shady
 
●Thinned down smoke bugs
●Eyes like a spy for shady thing
●Worms and fever
●Fear of silk thread
●Threatened by demeanor of things

Sick Dancing princess
 
●Shrink and attentive of old man
●Resonance of the crying woman and crying physical phenomena
●My sooty princess
●A woman of exploding hair
●God being torn to shreds
●The basis for a human being who has collapsed from around
●Threatened by demeanor of things
●Lessons of Sick Dancing Princess

Boy

●The method of clouding the body
●A body being eaten by the snow
●A body stormed into by something monotonic and anxious 
●A woman glared at me and I became a stick
●A body without intermediary
●A body that have been already danced by someone
●A body that was forgotten
●A body being removed the outlines from
●A body that was left alone too much
●A body that had been stolen by steam
●A body that continues to be eaten
●Being fused and merged with Sick Dancing Princess

Baby

●Strange brightness and something shady
●Baby





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23 October 2013

"Rhizome Dirt Lee"


I have renamed on 23rd October, 2013.
As I added a dirt like stains in 4 billion years Life history,
I imprint the "dirt" on my name with shame.

"Speaking of my property, I have only this miserable dirt." --Franz Kafka "Letters to Milena"


The words of Kafka that stained in mind when I was seventeen, it is again attacked by now.
Even been fighting for 65 years against it, I could not success to let the dirt to disappear. It became stronger and more, finally it has invaded my name.

Rhizome is a hope for the future human,
Dirt is my selfish ego,
Lee is initial of my previous name.
It was only one character of " Ri " when I started dancing.
It has become longer indecently during 20 years.

"Butoh is alchemy to create beauty from non-beauty."
I beleive so.
In the short left time, I am going to struggle a little bit more, whether is it able to convert this dirt to a small beauty.
However, there is no hope even one in ten thousands just now.
Life is a struggle to lose absolutely, against the strongest archetype of ego probably.



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17 October, 2013

Infinite freedom of butoh


1. From "Corpse" to "Shisha"

'Butoh' has been bound by a unfotunate misunderstanding for long years as the following;

"Butoh is a corpse standing desparately."

This is the word by Hijikata, but it is the first stage of butoh for biginers who is entering to butoh world at the first time.
He need to stop all human conditions which bind beginners dayly body.

They are bound by so many illusion as the human; "I am a human", "I have my own thought, identity, perdonality, nationality, sexuality,and so on."

Hijikata had to initialize them at the beginning. Then he used to say this word often to them.
"Don't forget to take off all conditions of human."
"Try to die greatly on the stage!" and so on.

All Hijimata's students keep this word as the discipline in the body, and spreaded to the world.
But, they didn't know the Hijikata's own research to pursure the "Butoh of Life".
He investigated it by his own research and wrote some words in his private notebook.

"Hijikata Tatsumi complete works" were published, 1998, in the 12th year after his death.
It has many unpublished drafts of him, including the butoh score for his last solo "Quiet House".

His secret investigations are written there.
No butoh student knew about it untill then.

He wrote as
"Importance",
"Shisha transform their shapes quietly and infinitely. It is not rare that they borrow the shapes or things on the earth with unexpected nonchalance."

He was investigating in the infinite freedom of butoh, but he could not tell it to anybody,
because that was the quest of developing, it was not possible to tell anyone.

But, now it is the time to release from the narrow misunderstanding of "Corpse=butoh" which we were bound by for long years, because now we can share his research openly.

How is it become possible to get the infinite freedom of creation?
We will see about Hijikata's hidden method as the following in the next article.

2. Reduction by X and regeneration

3. Infinite segmentation toward the Abyss

4. Freedom of to carry the density

5. Infinite Jumping wild



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Drop baby
Sayaka and Lee
Son sang, father danced. Summer 2009

Before this about 35 years, the son was a tiny baby and thrown up high in the air to play by his father, father had failed to catch the baby, it crashed to the ground in front of him. When the son visited the Himalayas 35 years later of the nightmare, a subbody of this "Drop baby" came out. 

For everyone, many secrets that must be dance, are hidden in the darkness of the body.
Though we cannot meet them without desperate search,
bacause it is hidden even from the person.


 
8 October, 2013

Yamazaki, Requiescat in Pace!

"Why do you oppose the war?
Because it's ugly." ---From memoirs of Yamazaki


Today, October 8 is 46 death anniversary of Yamazaki Hiroaki who is true author of my butoh.
Yamazaki was my highschool friend, and was killed in the anti-Vietnam War struggle in 1967.
Requiescat in Pace!
Until the day when our tiny ripples of Life Resonance will spread all over the world, and people will create a new world without war and nation-state, please watch us over!




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 Hijikata and Butoh-hu (Butoh score)
 
 Hijikata Tatsumi
 
3 October 2013

Technique of a hurt and commandment of a form



History of Life resonance, has left various traces on the body.
Pressed, twisted, blocked and collapsed qualia becomes traumatic experience.
Prenatal and perinatal experience of the earlier, has left a hurt that can not even remember.
Not just personal history, experience of human history spanning seven million years, has left the archetype image and prototype emotion like fear, quiver and so on in our unconscious region.
In addition, 100 trillion cells that make up our bodies, holds Life memories of 4 billion years.
All of those qualia are resonating in the non-dual and multi-dimensional realm, it is our Life.
The creation of butoh begins with listening carefully to those blocked, warped qualia in each part of body.
They tied us to become habit, binding, trauma, shadow, not-me, nightmare, dissociated personality and so on.
I visit us in the form of a flashback of trauma and personality. Generally we can call them as twisted qualia,
Those hurt are the sourse of creation.
Life can convert them to a unique creation by < reverse twist>.
That's the main workings in the resonance School.
This was the secret of Hijikata himself to create a butoh.
Hijikata wrote .

(Suffering)
"When one considers the body in relation to dance, it is then that one truly realizes what suffering is: it is a part of our lives. No matter how much we search for it from the outside there is no way we can find it without delving into ourselves."
Tatsumi Hijikata (from Ankoku butoh on facebook)



(Hurt and Form)
"Butoh is made of the technique of hurt.
But, we need to focus on the fact that butoh gives to the hurt a form as c
ommandments."
( Hijikata Tatsumi complete works , unpublished draft )

 

All creation of Life is "Reverse twist" .
When Life encountered twisting pressure, some part was blocked or became hurt. Life is waiting the opportunity to release it by the "Reverse twist" for long time.
Hijikata called it "Technique of hurt", also point to the same thing.
Subbody comes out as a natural reaction of Life.
However, it does not know well how to resonate with the world at the beggining.
Because, it had been pushed into the narrow dark place of the body for many years.
When subbody came out at first, it is like a baby.
Subbodies have to learn how to resonate with the world properly.
It is necessary to find the optimal timing, size, density, and speed to come out.
Hijikata wrote that it is important to give <a form as commandments> to the hurt.
We need to find the most optimal shape, size, density, speed and timing as the "form" to each subbody-cobody.
There is only one timing for each subbody to become the novel <Beauty>in <Jo-Ha-Kyu> of dance.
It's "Commandments of form".
However, it is not easy even for Hijikata.
Hijikata wrote "Difficulty of changing place" in the "quiet House" for himself.
This section is the essence in the essence of the "Quiet House ".

"16. The difficulty of changing place

The body is a dancing place. A dancing place of the hand, a dancing place of the hip, a dancing place of behind the elbow, and so on.

The depth of this dancing place is formed by overcoming the hurt that come caught to this place, and reverse twisting them.

For example, suppose there is a house of Mr. Yanagida, and I discover that it is a very precious thing that there is a peacock in Mr. Yanagida’s yard.

And the place called “Can Factory” is narrated by the powder that was dear to me.

They become the blood of the dance."
("Quiet House")  


"Difficulty of changing place" refers to "Difficulty of Jumping Wild".
Hijikata could create amaizing "Jumping wild" butoh in the 25, 26, 27 section of "Quiet House" for his last solo.
He could get the real state of Life Qualia that have infinite freedom of " Carry Density" and "Jumping wild" in the multi-dimensional and non-dual world.
But, even Hijikata had to face innmumerable difficulties to get it. Then he mention it especially.

Pass through deep own qualia in each dancing place, and in the changing moment from a dancing place to another dancing place with jumping wild.
It is the
Blood of dance.

Too often we are caught by a hurt for long time.
It is not overcoming. We need to ocercome it by finding the best timing as <Tame> to jump to another dancing place.
As a human it is not able to jump.
But, when we become Life, Life of each cell is always resonating with various qualia. Life can remember the best timing when Life got beautiful surprising experience like Hijikata surprized at the unexpected peacock in Yanagida's garden.
In each moment of dancing, try to 'See ego', 'Hold ego' and 'Melt ego' as same as the each moment of shiatsu.
Whe nwe become Life, we ca njump into another dimension which Life is resonating in each moment.

Take off the human ego and self which is bound by the hurt. Become Life. Release yourself from the judgment, narrow thoughts and feelings of human.
"Jumpinf wild" is not possible unless we become Life.

The students started digging own problems such as stiffness, pain, hurt, habit, trauma which bind our dancing place.
The work continues two months from now.
Every moment is training to take off ego and self and to become Life. Subbodies will meet various world change by cobodies and will find the way to overcome them.
Subbody-cobody will grow into "Butoh that can be called in the name of Life".
This is the process of resonance butoh creation of Life in this year.




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25 September 2013

Abyss of "Bugs walk"


"Bugs walk" was made by Hijikata in his last period, it was made for the workshop for beginners, but his deepest secrets were condensed.

Especially, the <Ha> and <Kyu> part is composed by multi-layered world transformation.
It is from the experience of total composition method of "Hakutobo" age.

Bugs walk

<Jo>
1. A bug is crawling on the back of your right hand,
2. A second bug is creeping down from your left side of your neck to your back,
3. A third bug is wriggling up along your inner thigh,
4. A fourth bug is squirming down from your left shoulder to your chest,
5. A fifth bug … Ah, where is it?
6. You're so itchy, here and there. You can’t stand still. 
You're pushed away from here by itchiness.
<Jo of Ha>
7. Itchiness under your chin, itchiness at the base of your ears, itchiness around your elbows, itchiness around your kneecaps, itchiness around your waist, Ah! There're five-hundred of them!
8. Around your eyes, around your mouth, in your ears, between your fingers, in every mucous membrane. Five thousand bugs
9. A bug on every hair,
10. A bug in every pore,
<Ha1 of Ha>
11. From there thirty thousand bugs are crawling down into your guts and eating them voraciously,
<Ha2 of Ha>
12. Having eaten them up the bugs are coming out of your body through the pores,
Now they are eating the space around your body,
<Kyu of Ha>
13. Now the bugs are full of the outer space and eaten by another kind of bugs,
<Kyu>
14. The condition is being eaten up by another-another kind of bugs.
15. ( Half a billion bugs on a tree. The inside is all gone. )
16. It is your end. ( The will has transformed just the bug or the sense of material.).

Hijikata inlayed comlex Jo-Ha-Kyu that self image and world image changes dynamicly through resonance, especially <Ha> to <Kyu> developement.
It is so hard by dancing alone, then Hijikata invented the method to co-create the world transformation by cobody(group) dancing.
In the real dynamic world transformation, subbody is able to open various numbers subbodies according to the world transformation.
Hijikata was frequently used to adopt this method for "Hakutobo" (with Yoko Ashikawa and the other dancers).
The essence of technique of interwoven alternating group dancing and solo of Ashikawa Yoko, is condensed into the butoh score of 'Bugs walk'.

< Practice >

1. By proper conditioning method, transform from daily mode to subbody mode, and enter into "can factory" world which one's deepest memories are folded.
2. Create a subbody transformation influenced by own qualia which one meets in the "can factory" world.
3. Share the dance by cobody, then we can co-create an unique world transformation.

Students of this term have co-created many unique world change. By finding own qualia from the darkness of the body, and share it by cobody as the following;

-Enter in a different world when when we pass through a gate
-Another world in a blanket
-Cave that is dark and filled with dust
-Another planet that there is a different gravity and biological
-Humanoid world
-A World that internal organs begin to dance
-A World that body is transformed into balloon
-A World going into the river the water level rasing
-A World of sbehind spirit
-A World sliding down the slope of the water that there is a crocodile
-A World of 4-year-old blind girl
-A World that we lost an important thing
-A World to be beated by mother
-A World to be scold by teacher
-A world that a part of body is stolen away
-A Relationship world filled with misunderstanding
-A world full of bad smel


The Qualia of these, everyone is experiencing, though one might have forgotten.
When we notice the qualia, we can share as one's own behind world by Life Resonance.
There is no copyright such as the daily world in the Life Resonance.
We can share all qualia freely.
However, we have to solve the secret and mystery of the suffering, by dancing in the specific suffering world.
We change the problem to a creation by the "reverse twist", and overcome it.

The method that we co-create each one's unique world by cobody, and dance the interaction with the world, was born from here.




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22 September 2013

Mystery of cobody

We are going to sink into the mystery of subbody and cobody.
Cobody is not a group in the human world.
It fundamentally different from what an individual join in a group as a member.
It is to become 'Swarm itself' and 'Zoarium creature' itself.
Our Life was born as the single celled creature four billion years ago, and developed to the multi celled creature around three years ago.
Between the age of single cell and multi cell, Life had experimented as the group cell; "Zoarium creature'.
Here is hidden the mystery of what happened at the transformation from single cell's Life to multi-celled creature's Life.
Subody-cobody is able to transform to various stage of four billion years history of Life beyond time and space.
Because our individual Life also have experienced the all stage from single celled Life to multi celled Life in the womb.
Though we don't remember it, our hundred trillion cells Life has memory of it in the cell.
That's why subbody and cobody can transform beyond time and number.
Originally, subbody is able to become infinite kind of cobody and infinite subbody.
We need to pass through transparently beyond the border between the single and the multi .


"Becoming"

"Becoming" is the most essential method of Butoh.
We become all things in the nature, or in the Universe and everything in the imaginary world.
"Becoming", it is not like a performance in the theater which a human play a certain role and personality.
If we do not take off the belief that I am a "human", "Becoming" is not possible.

Become a child, become a woman (man), become an animal.
Become a stone, become a smoke bug, become a shady things.
Become a swarm of bees, mole's hole, stuffed spring.
Become dismal air, garbage disposal space, dream of stranger.

Pass through your blood into all becoming.
Carry density, reduce by X and regenerate, jump wild freely.
It's the Butoh of Life.






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19 September 2013

Dismal air


" People is moved by dismal air slightly " ( Tatsumi Hijikata )


For some reason.

People have hidden something eerie in the darkness of body.
It begins to resonate unknowingly.
All of us share the 'archetype image' like ghost, monster, 'Prototype emotion' like fear, awe, and 'Mothertype spontaneous movement' like shiver, shrink and so on in the deep layer of subconsciousness and subbody-cobody.
Hijikata wrote.

"We have something deep inside of us.
I sense something dark and heavy , such as hole.
Our selves disappear there."

( Hijikata Tatsumi complete works , unpublished draft )

When we could take off the modern intelligence, then everyone will notice that those no unspeakable eerie is lurking in the darkness of the body.
Conscious mind of the daily body continues look away from it, because to be forced by fear.

The "Dismal air " is the essence of "Sick Dancing Princes" which he persued the condition of real Life which is resonating with everything in the nondual and multi-dimensional realm.
The 'Dismal air' transforms into 'Stuffed spring' which is the world of "Quiet House" by carrying the density.
Now we can go and come between both world.
Students this year began wearing the technique of the 'Carrying density', 'Jumping wold' and 'Reduction by X and regeneration'.
Now we are co-creating each own behind world by cobody, so unique and diverse worlds are coming out every week.
We will deepen this novel experiment during the year.
It's an attempt to dance the way of real Life is.
Let's join in!


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14 September, 2013

 Become Transparent

"Do not ask who I am and do not ask me to remain the same. More than one person, doubtless like me, writes in order to have no face."
― Michel Foucault


Become Transparent Life


Take off the 'Human' and become transparent Life which resonate with everything, not being bound by both of inside and outside.
Life accept everything and after long waiting, invent a necessary creation to survive by 'reverse twist'.

Reverse Twist

All creation is the 'reverse twist'.
Accept all twist from the world, and find the timing to change it to a unavoidable creation. It is the way of Life, and Butoh of Life.

Share the necessary creation for Life

Primordial Life could not resonate well with oxygion gas at all, because it was so strong poison, Life have to keep safe distance with oxygen for a billion years. And proteo bacteria invented the way of resonance with oxygen.
We share the invention in the cell as a Mitochondria, then we can breath in the air now.

Though our Subbody Resonance Butoh creations are so small than the invention of the 'Oxygen breathing', if it is necessary invention for surviving, it is worth to share with all Life.

To become transparent, means to be released from all twisted qualia both of inner restriction and outer restriction. We need to release from Ego, Self, various personalities which is twisted, warped, limited in the life history, sexualities, nationalities, archetypes which live in the darkness of body and from the others, society, nation-state, and all borders in the world.
"More than two persons writes in order to have no face" -
in the short word of 'face' Foucault Implied so many elements as the above.
Also for us, more than ten subbodies and cobodies creates butoh in order to be transparent.

We need to continue infinite subbody butoh creation by the 'reverse twist', so that to overcome so many restrictions in the darkness of body.
Our life is long travel toward 'Transparent Life'.



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12 September 2013

Framan technique and Carrying Density


A discovery of in yesterday's class. The basis for Framan technique of Hijikata is to carry density.

"3. Ash girl

Soul and Spirit

Bug

Whereabouts

Nobody visits any more

Nobody can sleep any more

Flower of Kan(=Disability)

An extreme fulfillment came to her and she became an incredibly beautiful being.

She learned the various customs of Shisha

A dream of horsemeat

A man who was dragged out of the behind room

A mad man-child sitting on a chair = a beast

Dance the beginning of Kanchen naked

Use the floor technique of Framan

The morning when a storm has come

Materializing"

"
9. Behind the mirror       a wall of light
 
The dizziness, shivering and swaying shadow of flower are hidden in the freedom to carry the density at will."

--" Quiet House" Tatsumi Hijikata


We became the primordial Life which was born four billion years ago, in the morning class. We could not move at all in the beginning.
Life could merely carry the density of inner fluid of cell. Life can transform its viscosity and fluidity from 'Sol' to 'Gel' and 'Gel' to 'Sol' a little bit, and shift some part of body to 'pseudopod' of ameba, and slowly learn how to move by using this carrying density technique.
So, carrying density is one of the oldest wisdom of Life, not only Hijikata"s butoh technique.

Framan who is a dying patient bedridden for 25 years in the behind room, is also hardly to move. He remeber the same tachnique as premodial Life, and carry density of body fluid desperately to carry his body to join in the final dinner party of horse meat.
To become near death body is the same as becoming the origin Life, because both is swaying between life and death.

Since there is no room to write in detail, I write down only this short reminder.
Probably though merely old students can understand what I wrote.



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6 September 2013

A gift from Kafka



Inspired by the encounter with Kafka that happened yesterday, I realized that what I received from him unconsciously is unexpectedly deep.
I have been living with keeping his words which I had read when I was young, in my bottom of the body like a secret jewel for long years.
It's such as the following.

"Only one property of mine is my miserable dirt."

Though my memory is vague, perhaps it was a phrase in the "Letters to Milena".
There is no other word which I have resonated deeply as such a word in my life.
It continued to suport me for decades.
Every day, again and again I face a dirt within me.
And I was knocked down each time, as I felt myself no value to live.
At each moment I remind the word and recover myself to live with the dirt.
The Life Resonance with Kafka (... because even him, too.....) empowered me each time, and I have survived somehow.
While wrestling with the dirt, Kafka had converted it to his creation.
I twist the dirt to create subbody butoh and to be a midwife for students of the Subbody Resonance School.
I could survive without dying somehow for these years.
I introduce this little secret if possibly some people might be encouraged by this word.




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 “I usually solve problems by letting them
devour me.”

Franz Kafka,
Letter to Max Brod
September 2013

Triple synchronicity among Kafka, Hijikata and Conditioning No.10!


What an interesting synchronicity happened!
Now we are studying Hijikata’s ”Bugs Walk".
And this mornig I guided the conditioning No.10 which open ten meridians in the body. The 4th stage of it is to face to own problem between fingers which open toward the sky.
And I guided as the following;
"The problems become big, and eat us. We are pressed by the problem, become prisoner of the problem, and finally we are eaten up by the problem....."

This is formal phrase of the conditioning No.10.
And I found the word "Problem eat us" is resonating the word of kafka above;

 “I usually solve problems by letting them devour me.”
Just today, I met this word on the facebook, and I research the meaning of the unknown word '
devour', then my dictionary said "devour= eat up voraciously".

I surprised at what it is resonating with Hijikata's phrase of Bugs walk, too.

"
Bugs walk

1. A bug is crawling on the back of your right hand,
2. A second bug is creeping down from your left side of your neck to your back,
3. A third bug is wriggling up along your inner thigh,
4. A fourth bug is squirming down from your left shoulder to your chest,
5. A fifth bug …   Ah, where is it?
6. You're so itchy, here and there. You can’t stand still. 
You're pushed away from here by itchiness.

7. Itchiness under your chin, itchiness at the base of your ears, itchiness around your elbows, itchiness around your kneecaps, itchiness around your waist,   Ah! There're five-hundred of them!
8. Around your eyes, around your mouth, in your ears, between your fingers, in every mucous membrane.    Five thousand bugs
9. A bug on every hair,
10. A bug in every pore,
11. From there thirty thousand bugs are crawling down into your guts and eating them voraciously,
12. Having eaten them up the bugs are coming out of your body through the pores,
   Now they are eating the space around your body,
13. Now the bugs are full of the outer space and eaten by another kind of bugs,
14. The condition is being eaten up by another-another kind of bugs.
15. ( Half a billion bugs on a tree. The inside is all gone. )
16. It is your end. ( The will has transformed just the bug or the sense of material.). "


Maybe, the 11th sentense is better to use the word 'devour' instead of 'eat' for exact translation.
So, triple synchronicity happened at the same time!
I surprised with joy, because these synchronicities are just Life Resonance. I've forgotten Kafka's word, but maybe i might have read it in my young age, because Kafka was my favourite. Or I was influenced by him unconsciously. I used to let the problem to devour me from young age. Also Hijikata used to let his problem devour him, and became empty. Through it, he could shift the problem to the source of creation. This experience must become his butoh practice score "Bugs walk".

Or this is not something to surprise, maybe for all creator, to let the problem devour him is just necessary attitude for real creation.



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1 September 2013

Encounter with the unexpected changes



From this summer, I began creating butoh again along with the students.
While I did not dance in this 10 years, the opaque of the darkness of body increased so much, and I have faced to so many problems which bound me in the subconscious realm. This is the reason to decide to dance again and try to solve them through subbody=cobody creation.
It is extreme bliss to meet novel subbodies-cobodies everyday during three weeks of this month.
However, some significant unexpected changes were emerged.

The most significant change was what I became unable to write at all.
Until now, I continued to write the day's findings nearly everyday and uploaded it on the site for these ten years.
It has built the subbody method of 'Practical Guide', 'The darkness of body', 'School journal', 'The Butoh' and so on.
However, after stated dancing, the channel of words does not open at all.
A lot of awareness are continuing to come up everyday, but I have not afford to translate it in words at all.
Above all, it must be written in both English and Japanese in my case.
These three weeks, I could not write about the class of second semester, maybe I would have been in the deep subbody mode.
Yesterday, I was attacked by a sense of crisis, we can not maintain the site and the school if this condition will continue.
Then I forced myself to recall 'Mr. writer' who is hidden in my darkness of body by a rough surgery.
The writer is heavy smoker, then I forced myself to smoke a cigarette though I do not want to suck Specifically,
I forced to recall the personality of copywriter and asked him to write some necessary sentenses at least.
'Mr. writer' wrote some necessary letter to the student which was postponed, and short article on the site.
Maybe I have to find a better solution that I will be a dancer on weekdays, and become a writer in weekend in the future.
Also now we are trying to upload my video lectures instead of articles to edit in cooperation with students.

Another major change was to stop the subbody-cobody theater of every evening and weekend during three weeks. This is also a challenge to invent a novel way of creation between choreograph and improvisation.

Another change is that it continue to focus from the beginning to the most important thing.
So far, challenges to become a transparent body, and to open the world channel.
I realized that I was bound by my habit of thinking 'a step-by-step theory' of me.
I stripped off the bind of it, and we began to pursue the issue to become transparency which listen to inside 50%, and listen to outside 50%.
Also to open the world=self channel is important.
By becoming the co-fetus, we can remember that we were resonating among the unknown world qualia and self qualia from the fetus age that is written in the 'School journal'.

There is no choice but to get through somehow anyway to find a necessary solution of the contradiction between subbody creation and writing article.



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17 August 2013

I will dance again
-- In order to resonate as Life



Now, here is the crucial point.
Everything has resonance.
Life has been resonating with everything.
It cannot be caught even by thinking about this intellectually.
We need to listen carefully to the body, or more precisely, to become dancing subbody=cobody,
and to become Life Resonance itself.
There is no way to hold the Life Resonance otherwise.
I had to deeply realize it through resent hard experience.

The past ten years, I tryed to be midwife that help the birth of student's subbody and cobody.
During these ten years really I needed to be it, in order to lay the foundation of subbody method and Resonance School.
I needed to focus on the midwiving and put aside my own subbody creation. Then I could concentrate on the litening to the suffering of delivery of student's subbody-cobody.

However, basic method was almost established in the past ten years.
I also faced a deeper darkness from this point, I have to put myself into the suffering of delivery of subbody-cobody together with students, and also serve as a midwife simultaneously.
I came to a place where nothing is possible without this duble work.

To the non-dual Life Resonance before of the differentiation of self/others

In the deeper realm of the darkness of body, we have to face the harder unknown problem of human relationship.
When students marks the second year, the third year, they enter into deeper realm of darkness.
It is the non-dual resonance realm of qualia beyond the border of self and others.
So many complicated resonance patterns happen between students and midwife; so called 'Projection', 'Transference','Counter-transference','Dreaming up' and so on. They were extremely hard that has not been experienced so far.
We have to face own hardest traumatic resonance pattern in the present relationship.
Student felt me as if the old parent or teacher and hate me with strong emotion as strong as the trauma. Also I felt the deepest traumatic emotion as well.
But, students must faced much harder crisis. I could not solve the problem at that time, and still now I could not.
It was useless even trying to capture in the aware of it.
Because we lose the most critical thing in the thinking and judgement.
It is live Life Resonance which we miss in the thinking.
To recover it, we need to become dancing subbody-cobody together.
That's why I decide to dance again.
We paid a huge sacrifice.

Why non-dual resonance?

Why do we need to enter into the non-dual world which was previous of the differentiation of self and others?

In the world of Life, only non-dual Life Resonance exists.
Life is resonating with everything in the non-dual and multi-dimensional world.
And we are trapped by the dualistic tradition in the daily world of human being.
As long as we are bound by the illusion that we are a subject as a human. we misunderstand real Life forever.
There are no subject and object in the Resonance, it happens from both side spontaneously.
But, the illusion of Self and Ego disturbs to understand the resonance without subject.
In the real, it is happening only the resonance, but we would be bound by the illusion as if a subject have done it with a specific intention.
It's hard to avoid it as long as we put ourselves in the position of the observer or thinker.

I repeat, there are neither subject nor object in the world of Life.
Everything must be regarded as resonance.
And it must not by the head, but only by the body, we can get it, more precisely, we can get it by dancing subbody-cobody.
It's not something to understand by head, but to live as Life.

When I stopped to dance ten years ago, sometime had premonition that the date I must dance comes again.
Now, here is the critical point.




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15 August 2013


Share the non-dual Life Resonance as the womb and fetus



On the first day of the Subbody Resonance Butoh school,
We did nothing but relax and calm down by resonance touch and Shiatsu.
On the second day, we share the basic conditioning No.0-3, and become fetus.
From it, we became twins fetus in pairs.
And we just resonated as Life before becoming human.
So, we didn't know that we are human in the womb. Also we are not separated from mother's body. Fetus and womb were oneness in the non-dual realm.
This is the relationship before differentiaton between self and others which Hijikata pursured earnestly.
When we become cobody fetus, we can experience the non-dual Life resonance through the body.
This is also I seek for long years.
It turned to meet it now.
We got a good start that can experience a transparent life resonance.
We go into the most important place directly from the beginning.
We are going to enter the transparent world which is niether bound by self nor others.


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 fig1. Cerebral cortex has 6 layered column structure


The surface layer : Ⅱ · Ⅲ are used in thinking mode, the communication between the left and right cortex,
The deep layer: Ⅳ layer is sensory systems,
Ⅴ · Ⅵ layers involved in the expression of motion.

Figure: by Sengodai, 1978,
from Nishinomiya Hiroshi "multi-space-time theory" 1997


11 August 2013

To stop thinking is alfa and omega of subbody process


New students, Welcome to Himalaya!
First thing to do in Himalaya is to have enough rest and relax completely.
It is to rest the mind and body that was excited during long journey,
and to solve the tension of mind and body, to stop thinking, and nothing but sleep.
And gradually shift to listening mode to the darkness of body from daily thinking mode. That's the most important thing to do from the beginning till end.

Shift to listening mode in the deep brain from thinking mode in the surface brain


During thinking by using langage, brain is excited by electric signals which fires connected in the neuron cells at surface layer in the cerebral cortex.

Why do we need to stop thinking?


fig2 Masking the subtle qualia by thinking

During we think using langage, neurons of left and right brain communicate by electric signals through the Ⅱ · Ⅲ layer of Cerebral cortex.
Glia-neuron cells are resonating in the deeper layers of Ⅳ-Ⅴ- Ⅵ, but the signal is not electric signal, but extremely weak chemical signal, then during we think, the subtle signals are masked by the strong electric signals.

What is the meditation and listening mode?

fig3. Meditating or Listening mode

When we stop language thinking, electrical signals that come and go in the Ⅱ · Ⅲ layer are weakened, and we can listen to the subtle signals resonating between glia and neuron in the deep brain: Ⅵ-Ⅳ layers.
The communication between glia and neuron are using faint chemcal signals of neuro-transmiter, then cell's Life of glia and neuron can resonate with qualia each other. According to new finding of recent brain science our memories and learnings are reseaved in the glia cells in the brain.
To become listening mode or meditation mode means to be the condition which we stop the language thinking and dualistic judgement and just follow the tendency of qualia which we can catch by listening in the darkness of body. .


fig4 Keep Alfa wave mode

When we are not thinking, the brain wave shift from busy beta wave to calm alfa wave. This is the signs of meditating or listening mode. Keep this condition as long as possible during the school. And you can folow the subtle signal by using whole body. It is your subbody.
"Conditioning" of subbody method is to become this codition of mind/body.

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Important novel findings of recent brain science

1. Glia-neuron network
Our memoreis and learnings are reseaved in the glia cells in the brain, and it works through the glia neuron network. Glia take important role to controll the glia-neuron network, too.

2. Consciousness may concern mainly to the neuron-network of surface layers: 2nd and 3rd layers of brain, left brain and right brain communicate and translate from qualia to language information through 2nd and 3rd layers. Neurons communicate through electric signals.
Subconscious may concern mainly glia-neuron network in the deep layers: 4th-6th layers.
The glia and glia and glia-neuron network communicates by subtle chemical signal of neurotransmitters.

3. The energy level of electric signal among neurons is trillions of times stronger than the chemical signals among glia-neuron network.

4. The meditating mode and listening mode means to stop thinking and avoid the disturbance of strong signals of thinking, and we can listen to the very subtle signals of qualia which is resonating in the darkness of body

It takes many years to stop thinking properly. It is alfa and omega of subbody-cobody process. Then I guide it to you at first.




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17 July 2013

Deep conditioning No.1
Subtle Vibration


1. Vibrate deep layer muscles finely
Shake hidden(=deep layer) muscles finely in all directions at random.
Little deep muscles that connect the spine, and around the pelvis, shoulder blades, deep muscles oblique under the big outer muscle running parallel in the legs, arms and so on.
They are constantly tense unconsciously,in order to maintain the posture of the body.
If you are shaking them tiny randomly, the tension will calm down gradually.
This is almost all, but before of this, it is reccomended to stretch all majior surface muscles as the following.

0. Sohtai stretch
In fact, before shaking the deep muscle, it is recommended that you stretch over time plenty of outer muscle.
While using the Sohtai breathing, stretch out a part of body with exhaling, and inhailing at the muximum stretched moment, hpld breath for a while, and drop down all tensions with exhailing.
After let all the major surface muscles to rest, it is possible to become a body that only deep muscle shakes little by little.

2. In various position
Do it, in the sitting, laying, standing, and various position including dog, fetus, bottom position.

3. Variations of vibration
At first, shake it with the short straight line, and gradually variate with adding curved line, line and curved line, long, short and so on.

4. Follow and amplify
"What do you want to move? You can move as you like?"
Listen to carefully while asking the tendencies of Life.
Catch a faint tendency, and follow it.
Boarding on a tendency by whole body, and amplify it to a movement. That's the subbody of today.




15 July 2013

Deep conditioning No.0
Skin breathing

1. Bottom breathing

Find a quiet place, sit comfortably.
While exhaling, contract the bottom (mascles around anus and bottom of abdominal muscles).
After you shrink up, loosen the bottom, air comes into the body naturally.
Deliver the flesh air to the body throughout.

2. Skin breathing (Cutaneous respiration)
Listen carefully to the skin breathing (cutaneous respiration) which the body is doing unconsciously.
While performing the bottom breathing, imagine that the air flows enter into the body through the skin of each part of body when you inhale.
For example, if you image that the air is coming from the forehead, the part swells slightly and becomes cool.
Do this skin breathing at the skin of each part of the body.
As you skin breathe each part of the body, the skin that separates the inside body and the outside world gradually
disappears. You will become a transparent body that a variety of qualia goes out and comes into the body flexiblly.

3. Multidimensional layer skin Breathing
Gradually, you breathe through skin not only air, but also various qualia. they go in and out through the skin.
Light, sound, smell, dreams and memories are to come in and go out freely through the skin, boundaries between inside and outside of the body disappear.
You are trasforming to a transparent body which is not bound by the both of self and others.

4. Transparent body
Through the skin breathing, you can turn off the skin and transform to the transparent body which is open to inside 50% and outside 50%.
Listen to your Life, follow the subtle tendencies, amplify the tendencies by whole body to the movement.
You are subbody and cobody at the same time, you can resonate with everyhting flexiblly.
It is the transparent subbody and cobody for today, enjoy it.
Switch size, speed, rhythm freely, and transform to the transparent subbody-cobody flexiblly.



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15 July 2013

Deep conditioning No.0
Skin breathing

1. Bottom breathing

Find a quiet place, sit comfortably.
While exhaling, contract the bottom (mascles around anus and bottom of abdominal muscles).
After you shrink up, loosen the bottom, air comes into the body naturally.
Deliver the flesh air to the body throughout.

2. Skin breathing (Cutaneous respiration)
Listen carefully to the skin breathing (cutaneous respiration) which the body is doing unconsciously.
While performing the bottom breathing, imagine that the air flows enter into the body through the skin of each part of body when you inhale.
For example, if you image that the air is coming from the forehead, the part swells slightly and becomes cool.
Do this skin breathing at the skin of each part of the body.
As you skin breathe each part of the body, the skin that separates the inside body and the outside world gradually
disappears. You will become a transparent body that a variety of qualia goes out and comes into the body flexiblly.

3. Multidimensional layer skin Breathing
Gradually, you breathe through skin not only air, but also various qualia. they go in and out through the skin.
Light, sound, smell, dreams and memories are to come in and go out freely through the skin, boundaries between inside and outside of the body disappear.
You are trasforming to a transparent body which is not bound by the both of self and others.

4. Transparent body
Through the skin breathing, you can turn off the skin and transform to the transparent body which is open to inside 50% and outside 50%.
Listen to your Life, follow the subtle tendencies, amplify the tendencies by whole body to the movement.
You are subbody and cobody at the same time, you can resonate with everyhting flexiblly.
It is the transparent subbody and cobody for today, enjoy it.
Switch size, speed, rhythm freely, and transform to the transparent subbody-cobody flexiblly.



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15 July 2013

Deep conditioning series
to dance "Sick Dancing Princess"


Since the winter of this year, we've been explored "Sick Dancing Princess" of Hijikata Tatsumi by subbody=cobody in Subbody Resonance Butoh School.

"Faint breath"
"Smoke bug"
"Clouding body"
"Shrink and attentiveness of old man"
"Eaten body by the world"
"Relationship before the differentiation of self and others"
"Subtle resonance with various behind worlds"
・・・・and so on.

How is it possible to transform to the special bodies that is described in "Sick Dancing Princess" and in the unpublished draft of him at the same age.
What new conditoning will be required in order to metamorphic.
With maintaining the modern ego and self, it is not possible to enter the world of "Sick Dancing Princess" that is unexplored butoh for Hijikata.
In the process of pursuing it in the school, we deepened the method of conditioning so far.
Integrates with the horizon of "Quiet House" and "Sick Dancing Princess" a new deeper conditionig series was born.
I like to introduce them for some time.
It is a transforming method to become a transparent subbody=cobody mode; which is not bound by neither self nor others.

Deep conditioning No.0: Skin breathing
Deep conditioning No.1: Subtle vibration
Deep conditioning No.2: Multi dimensional sway
Deep conditioning No.3: Jumping Wild
Deep conditioning No.4: Carrying desitiy
I introduce the first part of them now.

After this,
Deep conditioning No.5: Hidden Body
Deep conditioning No.6: Shrink and attentiveness
Deep conditioning No.7: Possessed body
Deep conditioning No.8: Nondual resonance
Deep conditioning No.9: Invisible resonance
Deep conditioning No.10: Ten bodies
Deep conditioning No.11: Multi dimensional cobody resonance

It's going to be an issue of practical late this year.

Old and new students, please try to practice these new conditioning from this summer.
We are going to far.


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27 June 2013  

Transforming the body to dance the invisible


We made a generalization of the first semester of the subbody school on the last day.
This year we investigated in "Sick dancing princess" by Hijikata.
It is the Butoh unexplored for Hijikata.
Hijikata was oriented toward the non-dual condition <before the differentiation of self and others>.
It is a multi-dimensional and non-dual resonance world of Life with any fine qualia.
The fine Life Resonance is not visible to the eye.
It can not be captured even by the words and by informational ways such as camera or video.
Only when just came to life itself that shed all
of the human condition,
it can be sensed in the body resonantly faintly.
To dance the invisible Life Resonance in the "Sick Dancing Princess", we need to toransform into subtle Life Resonance body.
By integrating all the quest in the previous
semester of this year, we could find a new conditioning way.
It is " New Conditioning No.9: Daincing the Invisible".
It is to open a fine sense of nine specail dancing place of the body.
I will note only the essential point of it now.of nine.
This is the essense of our invistigation of the first semester.


Conditioning No.9
Dancing The Invisible


1. Tail
It resonates with the various qualia behind
world, behind spirits, ancestors, and so on.
Also "The Shijun of ass" famous choreography
of Hijikata is to open sensitivity in the tail and buttocks that is connected to the behind world.

2 Feet
The soles of the feet in contact with the
ground, resonate finely with qualia of
underground and spirits of the place.
Butoh dancer captures the qualia invisible that
exists only in the place including the Earth
Spirits.

3 Tentacle face
Fine details of all face become the Antennae of insects, Tentacle or the snail.
Forehead, eyebrows, eyelashes, cheeks,
nose hair, ear, lip, and beard dance the subtle resonance of the invisible atomospher or gloomy air.

4 Hand
Also hands sense invisible being or creature reseach and struggle with them.
Hnds are fine resonance organ.
I open a fine sense of all cells of palm and back of the hand.

5 The third eye
" If we do not put a great third wye on the
forehead, why is it possible to capture the invisible huge creature that lives in the air" ("Sick Dancing Princess").

6 Breathing
Being moved by the air entering and outgoing through the body with the breath.
It also resonates with fine qualia invisible.
※ It was suggested by Mr. Mushimaru Fujieda's work "Moving with breathing".
He explored the method for many years.
We can learn it at his place at Yakushima island, Japan.

7 Hidden Skin
Not only physical skin of body, we have many layered hidden skins around the body; Placenta layer, womb layer, mother's body layer and the world layer.
The multilayered hidden skins are resonanting with subtle qualia in the world invisible.
This is the one of the main channel for Hijikata n "Quiet house", he called it "Pparticipation into the skin".
I also have been dancing through this channel mainly for long years.

8 Fine tremor in the body
When we become Life, we can notice that so many diverse vibrations, tremor, shivering are streaming in the darkness of body.
Be aware of it and activate your hidden muscles, hidden cavities and hidden fluid continue to tremble slightly always.
They are resonating with the subtle changes in the world invisible.

9 Riken eye (Distant eyes)
Watch your self from the distat eyes always.
Continue to figure out what is going into the
darkness of body.
This is "Riken eye" or the "Transparent eye" which is the most important for becoming transparent Life which is not bound by self and the others, not bound by inside and outside.

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All students, Please try to investigate in how to open the fine sense of these nine dancing places of the body.
It will be a good indicator devise for your own reseach to the abyss of your own.
Late this year, I want to begin the second semester of subbody school to share the result by each other.



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14 June 2013  

Multi-Layering art of darkness



Features of butoh festival of this year, is that students is gaining a novel technique ever to be called even a "Multi-layering art of darkness".
From March, we continued to reseach Hijikata's "Sick Dancing Princess" world.
One of the essence of it is to dance the invisible.
Life is resonating with the multi-dimensional behind worlds.
We have explored the technique how it is possible to dance it, and the results have been appeared gradually.
Hijikata said, "Pluck the darkness of body!"
Every student explored it in each way and we shared all the experiments together.
Then now, all the experiments are integrated and shared by all students and still deepening and developping.
We shared
-Experiment of invisible resonance of Anneli
-Light experiment in the darkness of Anneli,
-Multi-layering technique of black curtain of Javier,
-Quest of the hidden voice of Kristien,
-Subtle resonance with the web thread of Lisa,
-Hunting the special movement in the tiny space of Solveig and so on.
Each experiment are muddled and the qualia of each channel that resonates finely with "behind world" are shared by all as a common wealth.
It has changed the stage into multi-resonance time-space.
Every day, as even I was surprised at the invention of novel stage management of time-space, also different ways of communication with audience.
So, I wanted to unleash the unlimited creativity of Life.
Everyday we are surprising at the new coming up of infinite creativity of Life.
It's surprising Harvest!


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22 May 2013  

The unknown Order that comes now

"We have not touched parts per million of the unknown order to come now, after the mythical order and historical order of human history."
("Unpublished draft" - Complete Tatsumi Hijikata)



Hijikata had focused on the unknown order of Life after we will take off the modern human illusion.
He called it <the sunken logic before the differentiation of self and others>. When human being will cast off the shell of the modern ego system, we will be Life which resonate each other and with everything.
So, we are on the way to grow up to Life.
Hijikata wrote so many aspects for
the unknown order in "Sick Dancing Princess" in a huge variations.
Modern ego restricts our creativity into so poor limit.
While we are bound by the differentiation of self and others, we are slave of the historic or capitalistic common illusion; "
this is my creation", "it is my possesion" . How much it binds us in the poor condition! Creation of Life has to release from the restriction completely. Subbody=cobody is not possesion of the person. Any person cannot possess it as one's property.
How can we
release from this modern restriction?
We have to research it for long years, and now we are finding a novel way of the creation.
Now we are trying to share each other's behind world among twelve students everyday. We will co-create twelve pieces together till the Butoh Festival. The creation of subbody=cobody resonance butoh does not belong to person. It belongs to Life before the differentiation of self and others.
This is the novel experiment for opening infinite creativity of Life. It has just begun. Nobody knows what will happen, because this is the first trial in the Subbody School, and may be the first experiment in the world.

We are going to touch
a little bit more than parts per million of the unknown order of Life to come now. The true creation of Butoh of Life must be the common wealth of Life. How fresh air we are breathing now everyday!



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17 May 2013  

Qualia and Information


The relationship between Qualia and Information has been a mystery that can not be solved well for long time.
But, it began to melt a little.

When qualia is converted to information, what do they lose?
When this question came up, a transparent brightness was seen at the first time.
By what qualia lose, do they become information?
It's Life Resonance!


Qualia are generated resonantly as long as Life resonates with something.
When qualia is converted to information,
they leave from the field of Life Resonance which qualia are generated.
They are converted to things that are information.
Information of the image, sound and language
It can be translated into binary machine language consisting of 0 and 1.
At that time,
by losing a Life Resonance, Qualia is converted to Information.
Only Life can resonate with Qualia.
Machine never resonates with Qualia.
Machine can treat only things as the information.

From here, it is possible to go confront the deep mystery between Qualia and Information.
I was able to find with difficulty such a point finally.
Although I can not drink liquor anymore,
Let the imaginary glass empty tonight.

I could come to this place by researching "Sick Dancing Princess" of Hijikata which is full of Life Resonance. Not by any information, but by Qualia and Life Resonance, the Butoh of Life will be created.


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28 April 2013   

Toward the unexplored butoh

It's pretty hard thing, but most of students have come to do without difficulty.
Gradually students grew up the flexibility that they can enter each other's darkness of body beyond the border of self/others.
We really need this flexibility instead of the narrow ego to open the infinite creativity of Life.
We are experiencing the deep Transparency of Life Resonance beyond Ego and Self.
During the two months, students grew up to the transparent cobody group which has extreme flexibility of Life gradually.
It have been aimed at the development of the transparent cobody group in this year.
I was able to attain to far somehow.
From next week on this foundation,
we can start a novel creative experiment of Butoh of Life than ever before.
Rather than depending on the creativity of the individual, we will try to release the enormous creativity of Life which the transparent cobody group has hidden.
This is what Hijikata implied in the "Sick Dancing Princess",
It is the possibility of "Life Resonance Butoh" unexplored.


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19 April 2013  

Archetype of the Bottom body and Animism


In the animizm age, the stone is regarded as a medium to rest for the transparent spirits wandering in the space.
Mountains, trees, bottles, boxes, lamps are also regarded as same as stone in various ancient cultures.
Bottom archetypes exist far and wide around
the world.
It must be the most universal archetype in the most primitive stone age before it get a specic shape as the Great Mother.
Before, there were a lot of road side stones which was continued to worshiped by people, now it was almost disappered in Japan, but in India the roadside stone is worshiped still everywhere.
When we become the bottom body we can feel the most primitive secret of heart of mankind which has 7 million years history.

The unexplored butoh that Hijikata invited by the "Sick Dancing Princess" is to become the transparent body which can travel felexiblly between modern age and ancient animism age.
So, we will become the infinite transformable Nomad-Rhizome beyond timespace.



19 April 2013  

Notes on dancing the archetype

We dance the universe.
What is seen and what is unseen, we dance all.
Archetypes are oldest resident in the darkness of the body.
The time when we have to dance a variety of archetypes will come often.
Archetypes are matrix of our imagination that humanity has been genetically inherited from ancient times, and it has a very strong binding force.
When we are caught once, that we get out is difficult.
If we are possessed by it, we would fall into a miserable existence without flexibility, creativity and originality.
Shadow, Anima, Animus, Ald sage, Trickster, Girl, Boy, King, Queen, God, Demon, Devil, and Ego are the archetype of self-image.
Few people knows that the
Ego is also an archetype.
But,
it's the strongest archetype of the modern society.
Most people have got caught too, then it is misunderstood that it is the inevitable nature of the human.
But it is just an illusion inprinted by the capitalistic education and information system.
Though it must become lifetime work to be separated from the Ego bind, it is the biggest challenge for the modern people.
Otherwise, we cannot recover the
Resonativity (=Resonance ability) which is most important qualities of Life.

We need to dance all the archetypes, to be released from the unconscious restraint of them.
It is only possible to escape from the restraint by dancing them throughly.
We need careful attention to dance it.
We must keep a safe distance which we do not eaten by it.
There is no choice but to dance on the edge of the fine line between success or fail.
Otherwise, we would be eaten by archetype and become the prisoner easily.
The miserable state of the
guru is born to do so.


 
18 April 2013  

Quest of the Great Mother


This week we reseach in the earth qualia and bottom qualia preparing for the Earth Day performance in the Tibetan school.
We cannot avoid to reseach the qualia of Great Mother, because it is the oldest archetype which connect to the earth. The qualia of earth and mother was oneness in the ancient age.
It births everything and destroys everyhting,
it loves everything and eats everything.
The creation and the destruction was oneness.
People of ancient times projected the qualia of power beyond human to the archetype of the Great Mother.
In more recent years, it was differentiated into a variety of deity by dualism ; Sun/Moon, production/destruction, good/evil, day/night, etc.
Great Mother is the proto archetype before the differenciation by dualism.
Why the human race had to invent the idea of the spirit or god and religion in the history, to explore that question by the body, we must go back to the original sourse of Great Mother.
We can explore the qualia of Great Mother by the following method;
1. Spread the sacroiliac joint to maximize, and become a widest pregnant pelvis.
2. Roar from the bottom of the internal organs, and walk with birthing everything, eating everything, destrying everything.
3. It is possible to become and experience the Great Mother also for male body.

It holds the deepest mysterious qualia as bodily experience.
The experience is worth to taste many times.
The Earth Day event opened the oppotunity to quest the qualia of Great Mother.
It might connect to one of the Abyss.


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 Boxed body of Hijikata
 
 Izume
 
Boxed body /Bellmer
 
 Bottom bodies of students
 
 Archetype of Bottom body
10 April 2013  

Earth、Bottom, and Abyss


Researching Earth qualia

Students started to research the Earth qualia.
We dance everyhting in the Universe, and investigate in what is earth in the whole?
The word of "earth" suggest us some basis, foundamental, or deep, heavy, quiet, and any other qualia.
Students reseached each heaviest qualia, hardest qualia, or quietest qualia and so on. Earth could be anything.
Just follow your natural resonance or association and find out your own earth qualia. It may connect to your own world qualia.
Gio and Kristien guided class to research earth qualia with opening body channel or audio channel.

Bottom body

The earth qualia and world qualia resonate with each Bottom body strongly. Because the qualia of earth or world warped or pressed our subbodies and subbodies have to hide in the darkness of body.
We researched subtle qualia of pressure or warped qualia at each part of body from tale to top. This research has to continue for ever, because here is a secret or hint of "Who am I?", "Where am I from?" must be hidden.
Hijikata found his bottom body which connected his babyhood experience of "Izume" (above). He was put in it for whole days in the rice field. After a day, his legs became frozen and weakened. This experience guided him to the "Boxed body" which also Bellmer drew (Above).

Abyss

Why the research for the earth qualia, bottom body, boxed body is so important?
Because it connect to the each own Abyss which deepest secret and mystery of self/world, subbody/cobody, individual/kind are folded. Abyss means bottomless depth where the secret and mystery of the question; "Who am I?", "Where am I from?" is folded. It is invisible place where our destiny and necessity is living .
In our darkness of body, so many archetypes of bottom body are hidden. It was a resting shape of animistic spirits during millions years of our history. They transformed in the variety of stone, mountain, bottle, box, tree and so on.(See above slideshow).
This reseach, acctually we have to continue for ever.
We have just started it.



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24 March 2013  

The unknown Order that comes now

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"Human history is a history and order still mythical order,
In order to come unknown now, I have not touched parts per million.
Order and external openness did changed a lot, developed,
Though I seem to have a human being bullied,
If I catch a glimpse of this malformation somatic,
I found that are hidden among the body like this.
There will be many opportunities to suffer fear the future. '
(Unpublished draft - Complete Tatsumi Hijikata)



Modern man, the ego planted by modern education,
The ego has been brought up like a flood poured countless information.
As a result, the distinction between oneself and others all events
Seen and heard through the color glasses of the ego,
Is adapted to determine a simple dualism of good and evil, inside and outside, such as the Koo-errata.
However, the appearance of truth that life multidimensional resonance Now
Just continue to misunderstanding.
Judgment dualism is not anything in the world of life.
I'm a non-dual world that everything just resonate and multidimensional.
Hijikata had a presentiment of order "come from this unknown" is
Human being cast off the shell of the human ego and modern,
Refers to the world multidimensional resonance emerges in the course will continue to grow in life.



Not unknown, uncertain, unidentified, opaque, familiar, vague, hazy, formless,,, cloudy fuzzy, he danced vague, dim, dim and obscure somber, minor.

Specter
Possessed those
Abstinency thing
Melancholy
Monosabishii
Languid
Monoosoroshii
Quiet
Mononoaware


Dance the unknown, uncertain, unidentified, indistinct, unfamiliar, vague, hazy, formless, fuzzy, cloudy, ambiguous, dusky, dim, gloomy, insignificant, obscure.

Clear things are not worth to dance.
Clear theme and clear aim disturb pure Life Resonance.
There are no direction, no meaning in Life Resonance.
Life is just resonating with everything in the Universe.
Dance the Obscure. It is only worth to dance.

Motif than theme,
Matière than motif,
Obscure than matière.

Life Resonance in the non-dual and malti- dimensional is the Obscure.

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19 March 2013  

Dance the invisible huge creature in the air


"If I had not an eyeball on the forehead, I would have been eaten by the fight against those which are hanging all over the place, and it was not able to see the invisible huge creature in the air."


1. Blind Guide
Find a safe feild with rich diversity of land scape.
A person walk with blindfold, a partner guide him/her with subtle contact of body for twenty munites in the field, and role change.

2. Blind walk
Walk alone with blindfold for twenty munites with feeling invisible huge creature in the darkness.
Taste the qualia of fear, shivering, gloomy atmospher, attacked qualia, invaded qualia by something.

3. Dance the imaginary struggle
Dance with the invisible creature by imaginary contact improvisation. Dance the various resonance pattern with expanding your imagination maximum toward various struggles and accidents, happenings, to be attacked, invaded, eaten, stormed, merged, stolen and so on.

4. Dance the invisible creature
When a person dance the struggle with the imaginary creature, several people become the invisible creature which is attacking the person.

This practice will be a preparation to learn the important method of
clouding the body in the "Sick Dancing Princess". Clouding body is a condition of body which is always obscured and mystified by the invisivle being.
It is a mixed state of confusion, disorientation, and discombobulation.
The "Kamaitachi" is the symbol of this invisible huge creature in the air which Hijikata continued to dance with throuhg whole life.
In the "Quiet House" he called it as "
Red God", "Behind world" or "The abyss". It was also the main motiv of the piece which the unknown deep secrets of Life is hidden.


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17 March 2013  

Mystery of subbody=cobody and "Ethics of the future"

"Do not over to express yourself.
Do not over to express yourself with others.
Do not over to express others.
To dwell everything that was born in this world.
To make our world diversity. "


When we face to the mystery of self and others,
subbody and cobody, individual and kind, Ego, Self and Life, Life of individual and the huge Life tide which continues four billion years, "The Ethics of the future" which Gilles Deleuze wrote before, would begin to shine out.

We are on the middle way of growth developping from the "human" which was trapped in ego and self to Life which is just resonating with everything.
"Ethics of the Future" of Deleuze was a very modest advice given to those who walk on the road to this future.

In working with these deep mysteries, this short statement of Deleuze gives us endless encouragement and consolation.



17 March 2013 

What is Subbody?

(Continued from "Life, Qualia and Resonance")

Subbody is subconscious body.
In the realm of subconsciousness, subconscious and body are not separated clearly into mind and body as the daily world.
It is non-dual world before the differenciation of self and others. Everything is oneness there.
Through basic conditioning, we can transform from daily conscious mode to subbody mode to stop thinking and judgement.
Subbody is a tool or a vehicle to explore the darkness of body where the Ego, Self, and Life is streaming beyond time/space, including consciousness and subconsciousness.
( In the subbody method, we don't use the word of unconsciousness, because for daily body, the consciousness and unconsciousness are devided clearly. but, when we can become subbody, we can enter the subconscious world, and we can resonate with all qualia in that world. It is not UNconsciousness, it is just SUBconscious behind our consciousness. We can research that wolrd through becoming subbody by the whole body, brain and mind. )

What is cobody?

Life is resonating with everything always. Also subbody is resonating with everything always.
Until last year, we use the word of "cobody" as resonating subbody. This is true, but when we use this word in convinience as the meaning of "group movement", we are bound by the dualism of "Individual" and "Group".
Then this year we stop to use the "word of cobody" as a group movement. We can resonante as a subbody. Subbody itself always resonante with everything, we accept all resonance of our subbodies and the world including the invisible dimensions.
There are many resonance patterns; dominance of ego, disonance of hidden body, but anyway all of those is also resonance.
Subbody is cobody. Cobody is subbody.
We dance everything as subbody=cobody.
Cobody means not only resonant subbody, but also it is a deeper tool for the mystery of Life, or a vehicle to explore the deeper realm and the abyss of the mystery of Life.
Listen to the subtle resonance of Life always, and taste the infinite variations of resonance. We are bound by very poor pattern; especially Ego and Ego resonance pattern; the conflict, struggle, fight, judge, deny, ignore, dissociate, pride, envy, look down and so on. Learn the infinite rich resonance patterns of Life except of familiar Ego's patterns. This is the most important thing of all.
We are on the way of the growth from Human toward Life.


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Kamaitachi Hijikata Tatsumi Hosoe Eikou 
13 March 2013 

Dancing the Invisible Kamaitachi


I heard a good news that Eikou Hosoe's Photobook "Kamaitachi" will be re-published with new photos.
This book was published originally 1969, and made Hijikata famous. I was 20 years old poor student, but we could see the book at any book store freely, because the book got a biggest prize, and had been on display in a pile in a bookstore.
The title was shocking for me . What is Kamaitachi? It is a legendary invisible creature which lives in the air in the north Japan.
Kama means "sickle" a farm tool for cutting grass. Itachi means "weasel", a small animal to hunt other creatures quickly.
Kamaitachi appears with the blizzardd, and attacks people, cuts through the skin with sharp teeth and nails.
kamaitachi is the symbol of "Dancing the invisible".
Hijikata had danced with the invisible world as a Shisha, and transformed. There are infinite resonance patterns; attacked, infected, eaten, stromed, invaded, stolen, guareded, glared, watched, relieved, and so on.
Specific examples of them have been written in the "Sick Dancing Princess" infinitely.
Today, students reseached own proto body and an accident which they meet an unexpected happening with invisible world and danced it, shared it each other. It was the first encounter day with Kamaitachi for students.


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11 March 2013 

Fukushima Walk

This is today's work on the first day of Subbody Resonance School Himalaya 2013.

1. Calm down your mind and body through various conditioning methods.
Stand quietly and listen to the breath of Life.
Listen to the subtle vibration of the hundred trillion cells of your body.
Open all hidden skins; world layer, mother's body layer, womb layer, and placenta layer.
2. Focus on the world layer of your hidden skin which is resonating with the Earthquake of Japan.
It was two years ago and far away distace, but still our Life is resonating with subtle qualia.
Follow the Life Resonance in any size; from minimum size to maximam size.
3. Focus on the mother's body layer of your hidden skin, and listen to Life Resonance with the Tsunami.
About twenty thousand of people died or missed.
Follow the Life Resonance with them in any size and in any way.
4. Focus on the womb layer of your hidden skin, and listen to the Life Resonance with the Fukushima nuklear plant explosion and meltdown.
Follow the Life Resonance of it in any size and ways as the same above.
5. Focus on the placenta layer of your hidden skin, and listen to the Life Resonance with the influence of radiaton leak in your amunio fluid and Pacific Ocean.
Follow the Life Resonance with the mutation happening at the small creature in the Pacific Ocean and your embryo or fetus.
Follow the Life Resonance with it in any size; from minimum size to maximum size.
Dance the invisible Life Resonance of your hundred trillion of cells and become the mutated creatures.
6. Co-create the world after the disaster together with free resonance.




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9 March 2013 

Life, Qualia and Resonance

These three is the most basic ideas of Subbody Resonance method.
All of them is still unknown mystery for us, and hence we need to investigate in it.

What is Life?

Life has completely another logic from daily physical world.
Life cannot count. Life is one and all at the same time.
Our human body consists of one hundred trillion cells.
Each cell has Life, and resonates well as an individual body. Our body is resonant body of hundred trillion cells.
An individual body has a Life.
At the same time, the huge Life tide continues for four billion years from the origin of Life has a Life. And all of them resonates with together.
What is Life on earth?
When I use the word of Life, it includes all of these mystery.
Through to become Subbody, we will explore this mystery, subbodies are also sometimes alone, sometimes resonate together.

What is Qualia?

Qualia is everything which Life resonates.
It is not material, neither energy. Also it is not a product by our imagination.
Before we feel or think something, already Life of hundred trillion cells resonated with Qualia of something, then we can feel or think somehting based on the Qualia resonance in our body.
Probably, Qualia is Life Resonance itself.
Qualia is infinite. Qualia is not able to count, because it is always changing and streaming. Sometimes they resonate and become another Qualia. Qualia is single, double and multiple. Qualia has another logic different from the logic in the daily world.
Butoh is to dance this invisible Qualia.
Therefore we need to investigate in it.

What is Resonance?

Life resonates with everything in the world.
Resonance has no subject and no object.
Resonance happens from both side spontaneously and simultaneously.
We don't have the proper logic to catch the resonance well yet.
Life and Qualia is resonating in the multi-dimension always.
That's why we have to explore these mysteries together.
But, our thinking cannot catch them properly.
Then we need to become subbody=cobody, and through the total experience of Life Resonance, we can deepen these mystery by body.
Solving the mystery is that we meet the deeper mystery. We need to accept all of those paradox.These three is the most basic ideas of Subbody Resonance method.
All of them is still unknown mystery for us, and hence we need to investigate in it.

What is Life?

Life has completely another logic from daily physical world.
Life cannot count. Life is one and all at the same time.
Our human body consists of one hundred trillion cells.
Each cell has Life, and resonates well as an individual body. Our body is resonant body of hundred trillion cells.
An individual body has a Life.
At the same time, the huge Life tide continues for four billion years from the origin of Life has a Life. And all of them resonates with together.
What is Life on earth?
When I use the word of Life, it includes all of these mystery.
Through to become Subbody, we will explore this mystery, subbodies are also sometimes alone, sometimes resonate together.

What is Qualia?

Qualia is everything which Life resonates.
It is not material, neither energy. Also it is not a product by our imagination.
Before we feel or think something, already Life of hundred trillion cells resonated with Qualia of something, then we can feel or think somehting based on the Qualia resonance in our body.
Probably, Qualia is Life Resonance itself.
Qualia is infinite. Qualia is not able to count, because it is always changing and streaming. Sometimes they resonate and become another Qualia. Qualia is single, double and multiple. Qualia has another logic different from the logic in the daily world.
Butoh is to dance this invisible Qualia.
Therefore we need to investigate in it.

What is Resonance?

Life resonates with everything in the world.
Resonance has no subject and no object.
Resonance happens from both side spontaneously and simultaneously.
We don't have the proper logic to catch the resonance well yet.
Life and Qualia is resonating in the multi-dimension always.
That's why we have to explore these mysteries together.
But, our thinking cannot catch them properly.
Then we need to become subbody=cobody, and through the total experience of Life Resonance, we can deepen these mystery by body.
Solving the mystery is that we meet the deeper mystery. We need to accept all of those paradox.




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3 March 2013 

What is Life Resonance?

Life Resonance is not the same as human sympathy.
Resonance is not something which we intended to do.
Before we think, before we notice, Life has resonated with everything in the world already for four billion years.
Life of one hundred trillion cells of human body and the other creature and plants, bacteria are One Life which continue to live four billion years together. Though Life differentiated in many species, all creatures are One Life who has survive four billion years.
Life memories which are storaged in the cells are resonanating with the world beyond time and space.
It resonante with the gravity of the earth, with the light of the sun, frozen storage of the ice age, distant earthquake, dead of the war, mutation whic is happning now of a small creature by the leaked radioactivity and so on.
We are constantly resonating with all of the fenomena.
Important thing is to take off our selfish ego's as a human, and to be aware of a faint shivering of Life.
Life Resonance is something that has already happened.
Be aware of it, and dance it.
It is Life Resonance Butoh.
3.11
Let's listen to the subtle Resonance of Life as One Life on the Planet!



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2 March 2013 

Qualia and Information


"Also the boy as me suddenly became stupid without any intention, and kept like a strange brightness only just alive."

(Continued)

About the change of children's face, I have noticed a little more.

What is the change of Life that occurred in the last few decades?
Yesterday I mentioned about the development of information technology, a change in food and health situation.
But, the change may be a result of the change of the brain activities.
When looking closely at the face of the children of the slideshow, I noticed that they are heavily leavingreminiscent of the days of the fetus.


Figure 1: The face of the fetus from the upper right , 32 days, 34 days, 36 days, and 38 days after conception.

Illustrations and descriptions, from "Birth of human life," "The world of the fetus" of Shigeo Miki (1925-1987).
Miki said, "Fetus developed in repeating the history of Life."


32 days after conception; Ancient fish that has been forced to choose between the sea and the land falls. Devonian gills and primitive lungs just coexist. Small bean seed size.


34 days of conception; the vestiges of amphibians connecting nose and mouth immediately.


36 days conception; face of primitive reptiles. When completed the landing on ancient green land, 300 million years ago. 13mm in length.


38 days of conception, the vestiges of primitive mammal.

Human fetus follows the history of the life from fish to mammals in this short time.

Vestiges of fetus face

Hijikata (1928-1986) and Miki (1925-1987) are almost same generation.
In their age, there are a lot of faces which remained of fetus faces above. Miki caught a student and said a joke . "Your face is Devonian type". In the previous slideshow of "Strange brightness of Life" I uploaded yesterday, there are many fetus faces. Also I (born in 1948) could find easily like that faces in my Japanese friends after the second world war. But, now it is hardly to find, almost disappered.

What has changed?

In Asia and Japan before the information society, the
Infants spend longer years with mother after birth.
It was as if an extension of the fetal age which a fetus and a mother are live together in a non-dual world.
And it was full of prototypal emotions and archetypal images of folklore and mythology.
Children grew up during long infant age with breathing full of raw qualia of proto emotions and body motions.
All of the limited information of daily taling, folklore and myth was deeply connected with those proto qualia of Life; empathy, fear, shivering, awe with behind world.
Brain is not tied to a dualism of ego and language consciousness so much.
"The qulia face" was brought from those situations.



Human brain has three realms according to Paul D. MacLean (1913-2007).

Reptiles brain: Brain stem--connects to most vital functions such as sleep, heart rate, breathing, temperature, balance and like.
The former mammalian brain :Limbic System--emotions, unconscious value judgments
New mammalian brain : Neocortex--language, thought and impulse control.


These three realms are resonating in various ways as above. Each creature has different resonance pattern. The resonance pattern in children's brain may change before and after information society, the difference apperes on their faces.
Faces in the slideshow of "Strange Brightness of Life" are in the condition of vivid resonance among those three realms.

Qualia and Information

Though the relationship between information and qualia has deep mystery still, if I mentioned the difference in a word;
Qualia are able to resonate by only Life.
Only Life can feel the qualia of everything; like the qualia of gravity, qualia of light, qualia of warmth and so on.
Qualia are streaming and transforming in Life infinitely with resonating in various resonance pattern.

Information is based on qualia. But it is alienated from qualia by reduced the number of dimensions from the multi-dimansional infinite resonance pattern of raw qualia.
Information is reduced into simple combination of a binary symbol 0 and 1 from inifinite resonance of qualia.
Then information become simple cord which machine can handle.
Machine is not able to feel qualia at all, only Life can resonate with qualia.

A big change in the advanced information age

The new coltex is able to process the language information and visual information coming directly from the outside.
An important changes was brought by the advanced information age. It is that a great deal of information that has been alienated from the raw qualia resonance flow into in the brains of infants as a flood.

During these age Western-style system of child care spreaded in the whole world.
Baby has to be separated from mother earlier than before,
everyone is disconnected from the maternal world in early infancy.
They are forced to grow up Ego quicker, and have to endure the lonliness wearing tight persona of Ego.
In this condition, children have to grow up breathing the virtual information. This change increased all over the world.
New generation after information society, they can manage a lot of information withot raw qualia resonance.
New cortex have to develope losing rich resonance with the old cortex, and brain stem.

Information apart from the deep qualia run in the highway between the right and left cerebral neocortex.
This is the expansion of the global information society in recent decades.
It is one of the most significant influence brought to Life.
Butoh of Life is to dance with deep qualia of Life, not being danced by information.
We need to face to the mystery of qualia and information. An unknown complex is lurking here.
The mystery has not been solved by anyone yet.
We have to challenge to solve the mystery, not by thinking, but by dancing it together. This will be one of theme of the new semester of the school.


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27 February 2013 

Strange brightness of Life

Hijkata wrote in the first paragraph of "Sick Dancing Princess".

"Also the boy as me suddenly became stupid without any intention, and kept like a strange brightness just only alive."

It is not only Hijikata, but also almost children before the age of advanced information society lived like this including me.
But, it must be difficult to young generation after the advanced informational society to imagine it.
Please look at the slideshow above.
It is the face of a primeval state of life which Hijikata wrote.
We do not see that kind of face anymore in Japan today.

Because children breathe informations instead of raw qyalia.
We can meet them in the hill tribe village in Asia.
In Dharamsala, ten years ago refugie children who came from Tibet had these faces, the second generation who were born in Dharamsala is not like that face anymore, they have same face with present Japanese children.
Children's face has changed so quickly than we expect. Advanced information,a change in the food and health situation must change children's body, brain and face so quickly.
Specail difficulty of translation of "Sick Dancing Princess" is just like this.
During a few decades, something have already lost completely.
What happened in the process of advanced infrmation society?
If I tell the difference in a word, before of informationa society children breathed raw qualia in the nature and behind world. They were breathing life qualia directly.
Modern children are against it, they breathe informations which were shifted fron raw qualia resonance of Life.
The change that occurred in the brain probably, it has changed to face of mankind as well.

Hijikata had always said,
"Please do not forget you can only throw away all the human condition"
The word means we need to start butoh from the strange brightness of Life which is just alive.
Othewise, if we start from modern intelligence, we must be trapped by the dualistic bind so easily.
Our conscious thinking and judgement by using launguage is bound by dualism; subject/object, self/others, me/you, inside.outseide, good/bad, right/wrong, and so on. These all dualistic binds are just illusion. There is no subject in the Universe. Ego is the deepest illusion which bound you. Everying is resonating before we notice it. But the modern Ego is only one being which is bound by the illusion of "I am the subject" in the Universe.
You may believe that "I wach something". But before you watch it, already you eyes are resonating with st by light.
Before you like someone, already some good resonance have happened and effected you from unconscious realm.
We need to take off these illusion of "I", "Ego", and "Self".
Listen to subtle resonance before you will move. This is the basic of butoh of Life.
Through everydays conditioning, continue to release from the illusions of Ego.
To stop information is impossible for us anymore, but not to be distubed by informations we need to build a custum to listen in Life always through conditioning.
This is the most important thing in this century.

You can start the most simple conditioning, just shake your body every morning at first with finding the most comfortable size and speed, and calm down consciousness untill you can listen in subtle qualia in your darkness of body which is resonating with everything in the world.


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27 February 2013 

Strange brightness of Life

Hijkata wrote in the first paragraph of "Sick Dancing Princess".

"Also the boy as me suddenly became stupid without any intention, and kept like a strange brightness just only alive."

It is not only Hijikata, but also almost children before the age of advanced information society lived like this.
For modern human, sometimes Life seems like this;
"Strange brightness just only alive".
Because, our human have a strong tendency of Emotional involvement and Personification.
Life is just alive without any emotion and intension, without happiness and unhappiness, but our emotion resonates with natural phenomena unconsciously and we are tend to personify everything.
This tendency created so many archetypes in the long history of mankind, Heaven/Hell, Good thing/ Bad thing, God/Saturn and so on.
Yes, we can dance those, and sometimes we can release from this tendency. To throw away all human conditions and become Life means to take off this strong tendency of human.

"Never forget to throw away all conditions of human."

Hijikata always said so, because we are so much bound by those tendency and we tend to recognize everything from only our selfish aspect.
We need to know deeply that the <Humanism> is the biggest illusion which is most beautifull (for human), but most selfish (for other Life) illusory bind in modern age. We need to grow up from Human to Life with rich resonativity(=ability of resonance). This is the main theme in this century for us.

To become a strange brightness of Life is one of the basis of butoh. That's why "Becoming ash body (=Shisha) and keeping floor face( =flat face without emotion) is the most basic technique of butoh which is able to transform everything infinitely.

Let's take off human, self and ego, the infinite creativity of Life with full resonativity will open from here.


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26 February 2013 

Dance the invisible


Butoh is not to show body and movement as dance or theater.
To dance the invisible is Butoh.
Life is resonating and struggling with invisible behind world in various ways, but it can not be seen.
"Dance it, it is Butoh of Life."
Hijikata is trying to tell us it through whole sentenses of "Sick Dancing Princess".
I gradually came to understand it.
Resonance is not a thing, it can not visualize.
It just transmitted directly from Life to Life only through Life resonance.
The physical eyes that was bound by informational society and try to see only visible body and movement cannot catch anything of it.
If we do not take off our eyes trying to see only the information, and become "Rotten eyes", we cannot grasp even what's going on there.
When Hijikata performed his last solo "Quiet house",
most of the audience could not capture what happened there.
Because, it was so subtle Life resonance with the behind world that Hijikata experimented.
After the performance, any criticism did not described was because of that.
Hijikata said later "It was a failure because it was too much depended on Taisho emotion", but it is not so.
The radical performance which tried to dance too subtle resonance of invisible Life, was too early for hundreds of years.
Critics have found the bow-legs and slow speed motion which were visible things in his butoh so far.
But, at the Quiet house was completely different because it was invisible Life Resonance.
And therefore, the critics could find nothing new at this time. They might feel just boring and fell in sleep on the sofa seat of the new theater.
Hijikata's disappointment would have been unimaginable.
He stopped perform himself since then, and shifted to Hakutobo activity to choreograph Yoko Ashikawa and other dancers a little more clarity to his choreography.
He explored the technique to visualize the invisible ones.
It was successful to some extent.
But, he must have been hidden so much frustrated thoughts that he could not tell well in the "Quiet house".
1977, when his activities based in the Asbestos Hall had become no longer to continue by the residents campaign against his activity, he wrote everything in the "Sick Dancing Princess".
How rich life resonance is happening between Life and invisible behind worlds, he wrote so many variations of it.
May some young generation in the future dance it.
In fact, there are infinite variations in the multidimensional life resonance.
When he tried to write it out once, it was endless.
36 years have passed since he wrote it, now how to dance it finally came into view.
It is to set the focus on the fine resonance with Life and invisible behind clearly.
Until now I have been focused on listening to the darkness of the body, but it is not enough anymore.
Rather than the body, we need to focus on the subtlest shivering of the invisible Life.
We need to listen in it.
Until now, I could not realize the importance of focusing on it.
But if we lost focus on it radically, we can not respond to Hijikata's will of "Sick Dancing Princess" at all.
This year, young people gather to Subbody Resonance Butoh in Himalayas would start to dance it.
It took time, but it was unavoidable.
With apologies to students until now, I want you to focus on the class of Subbody School of this year.
It needed years of decades before my dualistic bind has rotten.
It begins now, the century of Life Resonance.



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24 February 2013 

Recovery of Resonativity of Life

To recover the Resonatibity=resonance ability as Life is one of the revolution of Butoh.
Human is too much bound by Ego and Self, then we cannot resonate with all kind of disability of Life. It is nothing but an unmature stage of Life. We need to expand the concept of human from the child condition bound by selfish ego to resonant Life.
Hijikata wrote in his memory,

"We human have not yet touched parts per million of mythical and historical order, and unknown order of life on the way coming from now. "

It is written in Hijikata's "Sick Dancing Princess" with infinite variations of resonance which Life is resonating with behind invisible world.
When we stop thinking, we can be aware of the Life in our darkness of body which is resonating with everything including disability, misery, happiness and uhappiness on earth, because we are not only human, but also One Life on the planet.
Let's take of narrow bind of Human and become Life which has rich resonativity. It will take long time, but, this long process is the only certain way to change the world.



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23 February 2013 


Continue to listen to Life

Since there is only winter workshop in the morning,
There is a time other than the time.
Continue to listen to all of life that time.
"What? Dai do you want most," and while I ask.
are doing that by this time, but I really want to do that or such.
Do not you have is a little off?
There are always things to be done,
If there is a feeling not a little hesitant like it
I listen to that feeling.
Message from life, it came as a faint discomfort
It is because most of the time.
When I was young I can not do this.
If there is a different sense of harmony in the body,
Look away immediately, I closed my ears.
I did not know how to solve it only.
But gradually I learned that the most important message from the life lurking in that uncomfortable feeling faint.
I often find is always great, the discomfort and discomfort that
Because I came in among the ever listen carefully, to break through it.

To do this if you want to develop a way as before, or change the
Some faint physical disorder of the body springs.
Proneness in the darkness of a variety of body because they live together.
Also for the way that we continue as before at the same time,
Physical disorder exists constantly.
I do not divisible by such a simple dichotomy of conservative and reformist faction
Proneness multidimensional really exists.
I am in class as a midwife,
My husband watching daydream pot,
People who put in an appearance only on the verge of falling asleep,
Suddenly people get up in the middle of sleep,
Someone who can tell the discovery of Mr. Sabubodi who worked all night at the moment of waking up from sleep,
Proneness that are not counted are living.
I do not press down as much as possible the proneness of them all
I have lived and I'll release all.
Proneness and big enough to call his personality hidden within it,
There are different levels, such as proneness of qualia fine just not enough to it.
Naive darkness which had continued to live many years, so most of the body,
I will go into some ridiculous blunders guy perpetrate some of them become confident,
It's a balance of all of them is important.
Sabubodi proneness and each has a different resonance with the world, respectively.
Subtle creak constantly have occurred in the meantime, I shifted,
Continue to listen carefully crossed, in conflict.

This is probably the form of the integration of new raw.
I will not keep the identity that has been led by ego,
You take off the shell of the modern human that they must have it,
Be a variety of life-proneness resonate multidimensional majority of darkness of the body.
Be a presence that can resonate with all pissy life on this planet.
It's a way of life that way it would continue to listen to the body darkness.


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11 February 2013 


Encourage the growth of newborn neurons in the hippocampus


I will forward one step from the "self-healing power and systemic breathing" in the preceding paragraph.
In the hippocampus is located at the base of the brain new neurons are born every night.
I was caught up in the brain science ten years ago, the cells of the adult brain is just going to die just.
Brain cells are killed easily meet particular stress.
During that time, has been the construction of schools in India, from acute stress
I had to play around see neurosis, the nerve cells in the brain every day thus
And whether it is something that not play again been killed, hit by despair.
It was a dogma of brain science, which lasted a hundred years.
However, in the hippocampus of the brain at the end of the 20th century,
That the nerve cells are nascent nightly has been discovered.



Growth of newborn neurons Figures 1, 2, and 3

And neurogenesis, it is facilitated by moderate exercise and fresh experience has been elucidated.
hope to live has been sprung.
Okay, and I'll be grown at a faster rate than the newborn neurons continue to die So superimposed research.
Scientist brain, compared to mice raised in a cage poor nothing,
Found the mice raised in an enriched environment there is a maze and a number of exercise equipment,
I found that the growth of vigorous newborn neurons.
Neoplastic cells are old memories are stored experience fresh daily
It's necessary to combine with the cells of the cerebral cortex.
I was raised in a poor environment can not be obtained for this fresh experience
Neoplastic cells of the mouse will continue to die as have no use for.
Really, is that so?
I I'll move your body to a fresh experience every day rock out in outrageously.
Darkness of the body's discovery was accelerated'm from around that time.
Every day, do not care enough to say, in a cram resonance through the tunnel you'd never thought
Dig the darkness of the body.
And I danced in the body met new qualia.
Were encouraged me Ikioizuke Sabubodi techniques, the
Brain science was the discovery of a dozen years ago.

I had to dig dig proneness to various lurking in the darkness of the body.
Proneness from lazy you do not want to work at all, into the imaginary become amoeba and protozoa, and bioplast body sag,
貌体 become abnormal personality into hidden Nottomi called shadow or
Puppet body, such as being forced to move something,
Will go into and listen to proneness also lurking in the darkness of the body who
Sabubodi techniques were being opened.
In particular, not only in Sabubodi own
Kobodi that resonates immediately Sabubodi also of other students,
I will be a fresh experience that never would have thought.
And to me the old memories and new experiences that tie into the sleeping
Neurogenesis in the hippocampus was born, but it will increase more and more.
And midwife of Sabubodi, it also means these become midwives of newborn neurons.
So, the students and I let it be why this is a ridiculous experience when
There would also be repugnant to the midwife, it does not mindlessly.
Also hit the painful edge, or you can overcome it the hard way
And experience all fresh, encouraging the growth of newborn neurons.
She has been activating the mind and body that the human brain where it is not noticed.
Explore the body and tone the body is not just a movement of the body.
Activation of multidimensional resonance of the whole brain mind and body,
I can adapt to those filled with creativity.

From the "whole body breathing" of yesterday,
Let's go one step further to "breath resonance multidimensional" Next.

10 February 2013

Self-curing ability of Life and whole body breahting


Only humans go to the hospital among all kinds of life.
Other creatures heal on their own.
We forgot to have the self-curing ability as well as the human organism.
Throw off the hospital, try to open the self-curing ability of Life.


Figure 1. Various ways of communication between cells

In the mechanism of self-curing, so many wisdoms of Life for four billion years are combined.
100 trillion cells of the human body are resonating with each other.
As shown in Figure 1, they are communicated in a variety of ways.
In such a complex multi-cellular resonance system of the human body, through a variety of respiratory system, circulatory system, nervous system, and immune system, etc. it is communicting by the multidimensional resonance.
If there is a problem, that part of the cell signal out the relief.
In response to the relief signal, the white blood cells of the immune system cometogether and eat bacteria or cancer cells and cure it. (Figure 2)


Figure 2. Immune system


Figure 3. In response to a relief signal from the cell of body, growth hormones and various nutrients are sent.

And through the bloodstream growth hormones and nutrients are sent, and it is repaired while we are asleep. (Figure 3)
However, when the body is elaborate, or a mental disssoiation is happened, the whole body resonance is blocked at that part.
If we are held captive in the anger or excessive tension,
the whole body mode becomes sympathetic mode, and
the immune system is stopped. The self-cure ability to deal with the problem does not work.
When we are bothered with a busy work and problems,
we are easier to be invaded by cancer. It is because of that.

Whole body breathing and subbody exploring

In the subbody resonance school, we start various breahting which is called conditioning No. one.
Breath of Life, Bottom breahting, Subtle breathing, Whole body breahting and so on.
And, through the various conditioning method, we activate the whole body resonance.
We try to move each part of body in various ways, and let the bloodstream pass through all cells of whole brain and body.
Features of Subbody conditiong method is that it's not only improve the blood circulation of the body.
By moving to a wide range of body in novel ways, qualia resonance is also activated in the brain.
Touching hidden memories,fantasies and dreams which our daily consciousness has forgotten, move our body in different ways.
In particular, the slight discomfort, subtle fear and strange qualia somehow we do not know, we try to touch every day even if we do not want to touch.
If we have touch them everyday, it becomes increasingly familiar.
Recalling the forgottem memories is to re-edit the hidden structure in the darkness of body.
Thereby, condensation of memories and details of the body will be dissolved loose gradually.
New discovery and new experience visit us every day.
Continue to activate the multi-dimensional resonance between the brain, mind and body always.
Try to continue to dig the darkness of body always.
It leads us to the essential health.

I will explain the reason why, in the next article.



3 February 2013

Six ways of movement and ten bodies


Conditioning No.6 consists of six kinds of movement qualia; vibration, sway, wave, shock, collapse, and die.

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Sixth regulating body, the channel of the movement of the following six
It is something that will gradually open.
One. Trembling to listen to the smallest wavelength of the darkness of the body
2. Random fluctuations begin to crumble to its wavelength stretched a little
3. Will swell its wavelength has been further expanded.
Wavelength of 3 is nothing specific in vivo from 4.1, when it encounters an external stimulus, causing a shock. Specific wavelength is altered organism affected by it.
5. Kojiru shock, and prolonged in vivo motion of the condensation,
Would curdle. Cause condensation and collapse in vivo.
6. The last death all qualia to disappear.
Go down to the body movement of six.
Practice this movement six in every part of the body.
Sixth body it is gray.
But I can not bring myself to dance just mere physical movement.
Qualia and in such memories and dreams, in the darkness of the body, the movement is tied.
I will be the first dance and physical movement, the flow of internal qualia has become one.
Explore the ties that body is explored.
Sixth body tone from Here, I describe how to proceed to explore the body.
This is not just a way to deepen one's body sag.
Method is also infinite body sag.
However, the basic method below,
Of the ten Sabubodi, and able to meet the main thing it just
There are advantages and.
To the people of the midwife, as one of the probe body clear how to proceed
I think I get the reference.

The integration of the experience of the past few decades,
To do daily body sag, and carried out in the order, such as:
Less the most unreasonable.
Trembling, fluctuation, in the class of short-term, particularly swell,
Forward with an emphasis on good to around.
貌体 different classes of medium-term
Deal in the long-term course of more than half a year is good cans.


Exploring the body quiet - Walk ash column

This is the basis of the foundation.
The physical body is burned out, become a pillar standing around ash.
Carry gently as possible, that the body.
After adjustment of the body, start from here every day.
I put down as much as possible and awareness,
50% outside, wearing a transparent body tranquility in the 50% open.

Exploring the body weakness - trembling gait

Most of the deities, listen to trembling.
Qualia in countless types of tremor have been stored in the body.
Have forgotten consciousness, qualia of various tremor is activated and begins to move.
Changing size and strength, the attitude of the trembling,
I'll tremble various sites.
Then,
Trembling to cold,
Trembling for fear, trembling
Trembling of surprise,
Tremor of joy
Trembling of Sabishi-sa,
Trembling of anger
Will not go up among qualia, such as the consciousness of countless
Come out is activated combined with movement and posture.
Trembling movement of many will indeed come.
From it, I ask in life.
"Today Do you want to try to pursue most any movement?"
Life is something that arbitrarily pick out the movement of the strongest impression.
To explore the movement, as of the day of their own motion "trembling"
I carved the body.
I also remember a name into the appropriate.
Movement of this tremor is something underlying weakness of the body.
Accumulates in various body trembling as much as possible.

Exploring the vaporization body - walking fluctuation

Wavelength of the fine a fine trembling.
When it becomes a stupid little fluctuation.
Solid or liquid body has been wrapped in the skin,
Share the external world and the internal skin disappears, enters the internal external,
The internal flow out freely outside.
Remove the outline of the body is as a person, such as steam or smoke
Exploring the body to turn into gas vaporization.
Would you like to dream like separation or when faded even mind the heat went out
I will comfort you 茫 Innovation.
Lack dizziness, ecstasy, of rampant, Yuzumuge,
In such qualia is tied to this.
Fluctuations while passing various parts of the body,
Explore their inner qualia, qualia memories and dreams and delusions, of imagination.
When it has become one of those movements and fluctuating,
I will have to find their own unique body movement vaporization.
It is one of the ten most important body vaporization body.
You will continue to earn its movement by writing to each part of the body.

Exploring the body-body primeval beast - walking swell

Will swell fluctuation is amplified.
As well as the energy of the two-dimensional direction,
Become a force in the direction of the three-dimensional twist is applied.
Into the darkness of the body, explore the traces of movement of non-human creatures.
I tied these swell and twist, with the movement of any organism-specific.
Movement of the cat enters the hip, spine recall the surge of snake.
Body fluids and skin wriggling like an amoeba protoplasm.
Twist-swell, Of the ten
I have to find a suitable movement of the body and virgin animal body.

Explore different 貌体 - walking the shock

And shocked some organisms from the outside world,
Motion changes affected the course.
Qualia remain as in the traces of memory that has received the change.
In the body of the various creatures, different types of
Experienced a temporary shock.
And they remain strong shock or impact,
proneness of a variety of life had,
Proneness could not resonate well with the outside world in early childhood and infancy,
Buds are picked, muffled within, will not be coming out.
From the personality of the surface layer is dissociated, and the inhabitants of the darkness of the body.
This is the source of our Sabubodi-Kobodi.
Personality, which is particularly strong dissociation is a different 貌体.
Some pressure from the outside world of childhood trauma and becomes (trauma)
We keep these different 貌体 press.
In psychology has been called the shadow, personality inferiority, and so not-me,
These make up the majority of Sabubodi.
Actually, the subconscious creativity of consciousness, do not know
Are by nature diverse and multidimensional resonance of these hidden proneness.
If you try to explore different 貌体 come across a variety of unpleasant edge when.
Consciousness I do not want to forget to remember the trauma that dissociate much trouble.
Met fierce resistance of the ego on a daily basis.
Have learned how to go put some sort of compromise between the edge of the
It would be a long process Sabubodi.

Exploring the body of the can - walking break

Wavelength of shock, confusing, Musuboreru, immobilized.
Somewhere in the body and the mind is no longer free to move, I will break.
Consumers remain underground dive into the darkness of the body I was it Sabubodi general,
It can be disabled with severe organic, especially coagulation is prolonged Among them,
Did I malformation is, but the body of the can.
Is weak and fragile Sabubodi most, it's hard to find out what the most difficult dance.
But even the most deeply wounded body of such cans,
You can be sublimated t <> Flowers by finding the optimal Johakyu.
That's <Hana Kang>.
Butoh dance without flowers Kan is only the dance remains shallow.
To become transparent body resonance that can resonate with the misery of life around the world,
A tragic misfortune that dance in their underlying first.
But long hard road, but it's the only way this world will lead to resonant life.
You Can not Hurry, I want you to slowly dig.

And to transform the dead - Infinite Death

I can last through the movement of death, the dead will be the first time.
Full of sparkle qualia, the world of life is filled with resonance
Qualia also no resonance in the world of death.
That landed on the world of the dead, in the eyes of death from
I stare at the world.
Dead is not a zombie, it is a resonant body infinitely multidimensional transformation.
But because once dead, it is itself qualia stream flow infinitely transformation
The magic of dance is ever-changing.


3 February 2013

Drop "Sick Dancing Princess" into body and movement channel


While winter conditioning, experimenting variety of how to read "Sick Dancing Prncess" by the body, we can find the first proper way.
It is to drop the essense of it into body and movement channel.
We connect it with six kinds of movement of the sixth conditioning;

1. Vibration-Shivering
2. Sway-Vaporizing
3. Wave-Proto movement
4. Shock-Attacked
5. Collapse-Becoming "Kan body"
6. Die-Resonance with the behind world
As described the below;

<Shivering>

●Shrink and attentive of old man

●Worms in the intestine

●Worms comes out from anus

●Resonance of the crying woman and crying physical phenomena

●Fear of silk thread
●One's own memories of shivering and trembling, with fear, cold, surprise, pleasure, anxiety, lonliness and so on.

 

<Sway>

●Thinned down smoke bugs

●The method of clouding the body

●Strange brightness and something shady

●A body stormed into by something monotonic and anxious 

●Fever and dizziness
●A body that was left alone too much and forgotten

●A body being removed the outlines from

●A body that had been stolen by steam

●My sooty princess

●Brightness and darkness of short breath

●Dusk of vague mind

 

<Wave>

●Worms and fever

●Gloom of the kneeling position
●One's own unforgettable qualia of movement in the memories of life experiences

 

<Shock>

●The method of clouding the body

●A body being eaten by the snow

●A body stormed into by something monotonic and anxious 

●A woman glared at me and I became a stick

●A body without intermediary

●A woman of exploding hair

●A body that continues to be eaten

 

<Collapse>

●God being torn to shreds

●People who was tasting the precision of becoming fool as much as on the verge

●The basis for a human being who has collapsed from around

●Lessons of Sick Dancing Princess

●Being fused and merged with Sick Dancing Princess

 

<Resonance with Behind world>

●Shrink and attentive of old man

●Strange brightness and something shady

●Dusk of vague mind

●Baby

●Eyeball for watching the invisible huge creature in the air

●Eyes like a spy for shady thing

●Human that does huddle only by the body

●Strange people like spies

●A body that have been already danced by someone

●It was not only me who had been danced by someone

●Creature that lives in a sound that no one knows

●Observation that is going to stray
●A hidden state

●A vague figure

●In the bed, God also would crawl into

●What is visible would be a dark hole itsel

While ash walking, we practice one kind of movement.
as the first day; Shivering, second day; swaying, and so on.
Try to find one's own special technique of shivering, swaying, waving and so on, each day.
This winter participants of workshop will create a small technique of those each day.
Instead of reading and understanding the text, we can read it by body. This is better way to approach "Sick Dancing Princess".



 
Lee's Subbodies Map of decade ago 
Crick on the picture to enlarge
3 February 2013

Lee's Subbodies Map of decade ago


While organizing my documents, an illustlation was found that I had been missing for a long time
It is my subbody's ten-bodies mapped in a diagram about 10 years before.
The transformation between each subbody was organizing what happens in some opportunity.
The number of subbody was much less than now, then the figure is simple.
After then my subbodies increased infinitely, I can not draw such a picture now because too complex.
I should take a look for reference to all of your subbody reseaching.
This is an example of multidimensional resonance rudimentary.

Qualia of Life Resonance do not exist in the three-dimensional space and four-dimensional space-time.
It is transforming in the multidimensional and non-dual realm invisible .
It would be clear when you quest where is mind.
But, on earth how and what are the qualia resonating?
To explore it is the subbody butoh.
If you start to explore your subbodies about ten years, anyone will meet about this much.
And if after a further ten years, it becomes impposible to organize them.
Extremly complex relationship of resonance emerges.
Also you will become able to see the resonance with the invisible behind world.
Complexity becomes multi-layered, and we cannot grab them not so simply.
Such as "Sick Dancing Princess" of Hijikata that I am traslating now has an extremely complex multi-layered resonant relationship so mind-boggling.
Darkness has just deepened steadily, but, there is nothing fun about this journey.


26 January, 2013

Translation of 1st Chapter of "Sick Dancing Princess" has finished!

I will offer it to everybody. Please copy, improve, share freely. There is no copy-right in the world of Life.
It is an infinite treasure house of Hijikata's weakened body butoh. Please use it for your practice and creation.
In the world there are many informations about butoh, but 95 percent of them is limited on early activity of him before 1968's legendary performance of "Rebellion of body". Few people knows that after then, he took off the early style of Ankoku butoh and agressive butoh.
Then he could invent the weakened body butoh.
The essense of it is written in his private butoh score of "Quiet House" and "Sick Dancing Princess". But it was not known by the world wide butoh dancers.
We have already uploaded the translation of "Quiet House" and investigation in it on our site. See "The Butoh part 1 and 2". Crick here

He wrote the book of "Sick Dancing Princess" as the Will of him for future.
However, it might be so difficult to read and understand, because it is full of mysterious sentenses, phrases, terminologies. metaphors. it is necessary for him to describe the non-dual and multi-dimensional resonance of Life and Qualia. It has original logic that is completely different from daily logic. He called it "Sunken logic before the differentiation of self-others".
He had to take off the Ego and Self of his previous butoh performances. He was worried about that only the previous butoh style was spreaded in the world, because it was bound by the modern concept of "Self expression and Ego expression". As long as we have caught the idea of ​​modern ego and self, we cannot create the "Butoh of Life".
That's why I wanted to introduce the "Sick Dancing Princess" to the world.
But it is so difficult to tell that butoh is neither self expression, nor ego expression.
It took thirty years to understand it, even for me who was a professional Japanese copywriter. I needed to take off Human and grow up as Life. It was inevitable thirty years.
Now I have finished the translation of the 1st chapter of "Sick Dancing Princess".
Please use it freely.

I dedicate it to the 27th anniversary of his death.
Tatsumi Hijikata,
May rest in peace!
Your Will is going to be taken over by a new generation all over the world.

This year I will continue to refine it to a practice butoh score for the creation of everybody.
Crick here to view the Butoh part 3 "Sick Dancing Princess of 21 Centure"



 
18 January, 2013

Active imagination and Subbody-cobody method


In the previous column, I mentioned the relationship between "Sick Dancing Princess" of Hijikata and Jung's active imagination.
I'll keep organizing the relationship between Subbody method and active imagination today.
Active imagination was discovered by Jung to integrate the consciousness and the subconscious through meditation. And also classical oriental meditation has same method.
It is one of a universal method to integrate the whole self.
I also learned a lot from them.

Channel method

All kinds of mind and body method can be divided by the difference of the channel to use.
The comprehensive list of the channels is the below.
I learned the concept of the channel from Arnord Mindell.




In the extrovert channels, the Life of our cells is resonating mainly with present physical qualia here and now.
We call it outer qualia.
And in the introvert channels, the inner qualia which are stored in the cell as the Life memory are used as the main.
In the
meditation, we stop the extrovert channel, and listen to the qualia of introvert channel. Normaly the extrovert movement channel is inhibited to open.
Hypnotherapy is the similar process as above, following the suggestions by hypnotist, then we can contact the qualia of infant age and so on beyond time and space.
Self-hypnosis is also to open introvert channels by alone without hypnosist's suggestion. Also it doesn't open the extrovert movment channel, human-relationship channel and so on.
Dream is similar, the movement channel has subsided during the sleep, and opens the introvert visual channel becomes a main channel. Sometimes it opens the other introvert channels.
Floyd's dream analysis is to interpret the dream by the thinking channel with using language.
Mindell's dreaming body method is trying to understand by focusing on the integrity of the visual channel of dreams and body feeling channel.
Jungian active imagination is to open introvert channels through meditative state, following the imaginary qualia stream freely, and fix it by language as a fantasic narative .
Drawing avtive imagination is to be replaced by the visual channel instead of the language as the slideshow above.

All of these is usefull therapy to explore the resonance between the conscious and the subconscious, to rebuild a good relationship between them.
Jung used it for individuation to integrate consciusness and subconscious as the whole self.
Subbody method has some differences from them.
One of them is to open all channels except thinking channel.
We open body feeling, movement, visual, audio, emotion, human relationship and self=world channels and integrate all of them to create a subbody butoh dance. It is unique characteristic of subbody method.
Listening to the all inner qualia of every introvert channel, and convert them to the outer qualia of extrovert channel, then it appears as the actual movement of the body.
One more important characteristic is opening
cobody channel.
Subbody-cobody method is to enter the deeper realm of the darkness of body. In the deep layers of it, subbody and cobody is not separated, they muddled as oneness in the non-dual realm.
Of course our daily body must encounter extreme hard edge qualia in that realm. The biggest archetype of Ego and Self resist against the non-dual qualia by fear. Through the struggle to overcome the edges, we can release from the biggest modern illusion of Ego and Self which bind us strongly.
In the creation of Subbody-cobody butoh, it will be able to integrate the whole of the the consciousness, subconscious, collective unconscious, and body as oneness.
Subbody-cobody method is not limited to only creation, healing and mind-body therapy, it is a survival method to re-edit our daily life by opening infinite creativity of Life.

Because the Subbody-cobody method opens all channels,
we can understand the exact difference of other methods which open only limited channels.

Hijikata oriented to enter the non-dual realm of the darkness of body.
He wrote down in his notebook.


"To enter the realm of undifferentiation of Self and Others. It has another relationship of hidden logic different from daily relationship."
"Through only it, we can overcome the modern concept of self-expression or ego-expression, and we can create the Butoh which called the designation of Life."

In the center of the figure above, there is a realm of non-dual qualia. There is no separation of channels, and the border between self and others, inside and outside disappears. This is the realm which we have to enter for create the Butoh of Life.



17 January, 2013

"Sick Dancing Princess" and Active imagination of Jung


Now I am translating "Sick Dancing Princess".
My work is to release it from the backroom of an extremely difficult Japanese, and open it to a worldwide practical butoh score for a source of creation for all people.
I wrote a little while ago that it is written that follow in the precision of the Life resonance in the darkness of body as exact as as possible.
Why did it became possible to Hijikata?

While tranlating the first chapter, I noticed the way how Hijikata wrote it.
Perhaps, Hijikata had independently discovered the same method as the active imagination which Jung found out.
Active imagination is a method to become subconscius mode, follow the imagination of subconscious freely, and write it by word, or by drawing and so on.
It is a healing method to integrate consciousness and subconscious for the individuation.
As the technique of Jung, it has a tendency for tailoring up to the story that is easy to understand. It is unevitable limit of using dualistic language.
But, Hijikata invented an unique way to take out precisely what occurs in the darkness of body. It is to twist the Japanese language beyond the limit of Japanese grammer and invented unique metaphor, special words and so on.
It was necessary to be is much more exact to the Life resonance as it is, than Jung's way of active imagination to make a narative story.
I can understad how it was extremely difficult, because also I had experienced it in my young age by alone.

During the year, 1977, He confined in a room for meditation by oneself, and travelled directly into the darkness of the body.
He tried to take out what is happning in that world as much as possible to transparent.
And he dictated what he grabbed there with some students. And he added a further hand to it.
But it would not be conveyed to anyone at the raw form, because it was too ungrammatical sentences.
He asked a poet friend to improve the grammar as minimum as to be able to understand before magazines.
And he asked another friends too, before it is published as a book such as organizing a paragraph. Also he added some final improvement to it.
Maybe, at the first stage of dictation would have been more chaotic.
The chaos itself is the feature of non-dual world.
But, foutunately, it is reserved as much as possible, Hijikata's poet friends understood the importance of it deeply.
In the world of qualia resonance of life, there is no dualism bind to constraints by the subject and object.
As well as the world of dreams, it is not followed the sualistic logia. It is multidimensional and non-dual resonance of Qualia.
Non-dualistic transformation happen all the time as the Myth.
A subject transform another being, no separation of subject and object, it always interchanges. Self image is merged with the world. There is no illusion of " the identity" as the daily world.
By resonance, qualia are freely separated and mixed melting incessantly, exchanged, integrated, and emerging new qualia.
It is inevitable to twist the grammer in Japanese.
It is hardly to understand even by me who was professional Japanese writer.

And the tranlation to English is extremely difficult, because English is too plain launguage with clear grammer of dualism. If I twist the strict gramer of S+V+O+C, it does not make sense at all.
My translation is on the edge to make sense or not.
Then I have to invent another way, it is the bodily reading.
The resonance of the qualia that are happening in the darkness of the body, is possible to resonate through body.

When you read this book, it shold be not by the head, but by the resonance of the body.
Then you can touch the immeasurable richness of Life resonance.

(You can learn the active imagination technique of Jung,
by the following book.

"Active imagination"
by Barbara Hannah, Sigo Press 1981)

"Encounters With the Soul: Active Imagination As Developed by C.G. Jung" [Paperback]
by Barbara Hannah)


 
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11 January, 2013

The fate which repeats visiting us



Our inner situation is not made of consciousness as Jung said.
Then It'll need to be come out as inevitable fateful subbody butoh dance.
Otherwise, it visits us as fate.
It continues to attack us as unknown tendencies and disturbs the proper human relationship or fails love.
It is not enough to dance one or two subbodies.
Even ten or twenty is not enough.
We must dance one or two hundred subbodies and cobodies.
There are still hidden so many unknown opaque tendencies which I have not danced yet.
Then, they appears as the nightmare, unexpected behaviour pattern, unconscious response and so on.
It twists the proper relationship by projection, transference, dreaming up and so on.
Derail the best support as a midwife and mistook to help subbodiy's birth of students.
So, still <Unknown tendencies which is not yet danced> exist in the darkness of body.
And, when we try to dig deeper, we encounter much more difficult darkness.

It is not an easy job which is able to capture by our inteligent modern knowledges.
It appears as a monster which multiple tendencies resonate together and merged into complex multi-dimensional and non-dual darkness,
Anima, archetypes, trauma, dissociation, possession, desire, and emotion melted and mixtured integrally.
Projection, transference, and dreaming up are mixtured developed to a huge qualia storm.
All of those qualia are accelerated and amplified by the resonance and attacks us as the <Devil storm>.
Our brain-mind-body are involved into the Devil storm and lost orientation completely.
We fall into the non-dual discombobulation in a moment.
The opaque fate attacked coming over again and again.
It is too dangerous if it appears in the dayly world, that's way we need to release it in the creation world as subbody.

Jung had almost been eaten by unconscious several times in the travel of the darkness of body, then he knew the Awe. He kept silence about the most important secret carefully.
Mindell also had fight against the Devil storm, he could record a few of his terrible experience as "Sharman's body".
Hijikata as well, after he was forced to seal the Asbest Hall which was the base of his creation of butoh by the movement of the neighbour people against him 1976, He dived into the darkness of the body desperately, and wrote the "Sick Dancing Princess".

The struggle against the <Opacity that are not yet danced> would continue forever.
When we lost the most important thing, we noticed it.
It must continues until death.
We have to walk barely on the edge between death and Life as the weakened body with full of disappointment which lost even the most precious thing.


Read more "Sinking into the darkness of body"


5 January, 2013

Rich Possibility of cobody

I introduced a motion in Switzerland in the "Resonance diary" yesterday.
I look at the development of this, what we began last year, has become a little clear.
I did the experiment to open a whole new world of Cobody last year.
Fifteen years ago I could just guide Cobody, I did not know how to dig the Subbody.
Just past several years I could find a little to deepen subbody.
I felt I had been too much emphasis on Subbody these years.
I used two word subbody and cobody for convinience, but actually subbody and cobody is not different.
Life is not only an individual, also it is collective in the deeper realm.
Life is resonance among individual phase, collective phase and a huge tide of Life of four billion years.

Last Summer in Switzerland I has been condensed into one month, the experiments done in the Himalayan Subbody Resonance Juku( School).
So many rich variations of cobody were emergenced from participant's body next to the next then.
We moved as Nomad, we transformed as Rhizome in the mountains and rivers of Switzerland, in the city of Geneva, at the Tiocan house, and Festival.
For participants who have been educated individualistic for long time, whether it might be a fresh experience.
The emergent of swarm cobody, forest cobody and stone garden cobody diversed gleefully for everyone.
Even after the summer workshop, they became a Nomad-Rhizome and continued dancing in varieties of festivals and events, connected with other dancers.
And they invented a <Bucolic Butoh-Crown Artistic Collective>!.
They have created so rich cobody performances.
Not only the Butoh-Crown dance, they share massage method, art and so on bucolicly including unique ecological activity to live without the money.
It is developping to an unique community with rich deversity.
Ii is expected future development beyond the genre and borders.
To dig the darkness of cobody may open the possibility of still unknown.
Also " The Sick Dancing Princess" of Hijikata which we are going to research in staeted from the cobody of <Smoke Bug>.
The group dancing of Hijikata had givven a great impact in the Western dance.
However, they accept it as their way of thinking which each individual dancer joins in a group movement.
Real cobody is not like that, but each one has to dig the darkness of body and transform to non-individual Life.
Then we can investigate in the question "What is Life?", through bodily experience to become cobody.
To take off the illusious modern belief that human is an individual is requred for entering the non-dual real od Life.


We will go deeper into the mystery and Secret of Life at the Subbody School Himalaya this year.
To go deeper we must encounter countless nasty edge qualia.
Resistance to take off the immense ego is robust.
But, unknown treasures must exist where there is strong resistance.
How can we dig this difficult possibility, it's a new challenge of this year.


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Sinking into darkness of the body
5 June 2013  

Share your best!


In the last stage of co-creation, so rich Life Resonance comes out everyday.
Ten students co-create ten butoh pieces.
We have continued to share each student's behind world in this month, gradually it bears fruits.
Everybody listened to the darkness of body, and asked Life "What do you want to do most?", and we share it.
Some students tried to share the mystery of proto dream, some one tried to open hidden skin, some one tried to research boxed body in the small space, some one tried to open sensitivity of audio channel.
To share all of these trials made us so rich. Because we could share the best or deepest of each student's darkness of body. We can expand the possibility of subbody-cobody extremely each other.
This experiment of co-creaton brings us unexpected huge gift of creativity of Life.
Slowly we are entering the egoless realm, or the realm before the differentiation of self and others which Hijikata pursured eagerly in his last years.
This is the process of transformation from Ego and Self to Life.


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22 May 2013  

The unknown Order that comes now

"We have not touched parts per million of the unknown order to come now, after the mythical order and historical order of human history."
("Unpublished draft" - Complete Tatsumi Hijikata)



Hijikata had focused on the unknown order of Life after we will take off the modern human illusion.
He called it <the sunken logic before the differentiation of self and others>. When human being will cast off the shell of the modern ego system, we will be Life which resonate each other and with everything.
So, we are on the way to grow up to Life.
Hijikata wrote so many aspects for
the unknown order in "Sick Dancing Princess" in a huge variations.
Modern ego restricts our creativity into so poor limit.
While we are bound by the differentiation of self and others, we are slave of the historic or capitalistic common illusion; "
this is my creation", "it is my possesion" . How much it binds us in the poor condition! Creation of Life has to release from the restriction completely. Subbody=cobody is not possesion of the person. Any person cannot possess it as one's property.
How can we
release from this modern restriction?
We have to research it for long years, and now we are finding a novel way of the creation.
Now we are trying to share each other's behind world among twelve students everyday. We will co-create twelve pieces together till the Butoh Festival. The creation of subbody=cobody resonance butoh does not belong to person. It belongs to Life before the differentiation of self and others.
This is the novel experiment for opening infinite creativity of Life. It has just begun. Nobody knows what will happen, because this is the first trial in the Subbody School, and may be the first experiment in the world.

We are going to touch
a little bit more than parts per million of the unknown order of Life to come now. The true creation of Butoh of Life must be the common wealth of Life. How fresh air we are breathing now everyday!



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17 May 2013  

Qualia and Information


The relationship between Qualia and Information has been a mystery that can not be solved well for long time.
But, it began to melt a little.

When qualia is converted to information, what do they lose?
When this question came up, a transparent brightness was seen at the first time.
By what qualia lose, do they become information?
It's Life Resonance!


Qualia are generated resonantly as long as Life resonates with something.
When qualia is converted to information,
they leave from the field of Life Resonance which qualia are generated.
They are converted to things that are information.
Information of the image, sound and language
It can be translated into binary machine language consisting of 0 and 1.
At that time,
by losing a Life Resonance, Qualia is converted to Information.
Only Life can resonate with Qualia.
Machine never resonates with Qualia.
Machine can treat only things as the information.

From here, it is possible to go confront the deep mystery between Qualia and Information.
I was able to find with difficulty such a point finally.
Although I can not drink liquor anymore,
Let the imaginary glass empty tonight.

I could come to this place by researching "Sick Dancing Princess" of Hijikata which is full of Life Resonance. Not by any information, but by Qualia and Life Resonance, the Butoh of Life will be created.


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28 April 2013   

Toward the unexplored butoh

It's pretty hard thing, but most of students have come to do without difficulty.
Gradually students grew up the flexibility that they can enter each other's darkness of body beyond the border of self/others.
We really need this flexibility instead of the narrow ego to open the infinite creativity of Life.
We are experiencing the deep Transparency of Life Resonance beyond Ego and Self.
During the two months, students grew up to the transparent cobody group which has extreme flexibility of Life gradually.
It have been aimed at the development of the transparent cobody group in this year.
I was able to attain to far somehow.
From next week on this foundation,
we can start a novel creative experiment of Butoh of Life than ever before.
Rather than depending on the creativity of the individual, we will try to release the enormous creativity of Life which the transparent cobody group has hidden.
This is what Hijikata implied in the "Sick Dancing Princess",
It is the possibility of "Life Resonance Butoh" unexplored.


Read more "Sinking into the darkness"

 
19 April 2013  

Archetype of the Bottom body and Animism


In the animizm age, the stone is regarded as a medium to rest for the transparent spirits wandering in the space.
Mountains, trees, bottles, boxes, lamps are also regarded as same as stone in various ancient cultures.
Bottom archetypes exist far and wide around
the world.
It must be the most universal archetype in the most primitive stone age before it get a specic shape as the Great Mother.
Before, there were a lot of road side stones which was continued to worshiped by people, now it was almost disappered in Japan, but in India the roadside stone is worshiped still everywhere.
When we become the bottom body we can feel the most primitive secret of heart of mankind which has 7 million years history.

The unexplored butoh that Hijikata invited by the "Sick Dancing Princess" is to become the transparent body which can travel felexiblly between modern age and ancient animism age.
So, we will become the infinite transformable Nomad-Rhizome beyond timespace.



19 April 2013  

Notes on dancing the archetype

We dance the universe.
What is seen and what is unseen, we dance all.
Archetypes are oldest resident in the darkness of the body.
The time when we have to dance a variety of archetypes will come often.
Archetypes are matrix of our imagination that humanity has been genetically inherited from ancient times, and it has a very strong binding force.
When we are caught once, that we get out is difficult.
If we are possessed by it, we would fall into a miserable existence without flexibility, creativity and originality.
Shadow, Anima, Animus, Ald sage, Trickster, Girl, Boy, King, Queen, God, Demon, Devil, and Ego are the archetype of self-image.
Few people knows that the
Ego is also an archetype.
But,
it's the strongest archetype of the modern society.
Most people have got caught too, then it is misunderstood that it is the inevitable nature of the human.
But it is just an illusion inprinted by the capitalistic education and information system.
Though it must become lifetime work to be separated from the Ego bind, it is the biggest challenge for the modern people.
Otherwise, we cannot recover the
Resonativity (=Resonance ability) which is most important qualities of Life.

We need to dance all the archetypes, to be released from the unconscious restraint of them.
It is only possible to escape from the restraint by dancing them throughly.
We need careful attention to dance it.
We must keep a safe distance which we do not eaten by it.
There is no choice but to dance on the edge of the fine line between success or fail.
Otherwise, we would be eaten by archetype and become the prisoner easily.
The miserable state of the
guru is born to do so.


 
18 April 2013  

Quest of the Great Mother


This week we reseach in the earth qualia and bottom qualia preparing for the Earth Day performance in the Tibetan school.
We cannot avoid to reseach the qualia of Great Mother, because it is the oldest archetype which connect to the earth. The qualia of earth and mother was oneness in the ancient age.
It births everything and destroys everyhting,
it loves everything and eats everything.
The creation and the destruction was oneness.
People of ancient times projected the qualia of power beyond human to the archetype of the Great Mother.
In more recent years, it was differentiated into a variety of deity by dualism ; Sun/Moon, production/destruction, good/evil, day/night, etc.
Great Mother is the proto archetype before the differenciation by dualism.
Why the human race had to invent the idea of the spirit or god and religion in the history, to explore that question by the body, we must go back to the original sourse of Great Mother.
We can explore the qualia of Great Mother by the following method;
1. Spread the sacroiliac joint to maximize, and become a widest pregnant pelvis.
2. Roar from the bottom of the internal organs, and walk with birthing everything, eating everything, destrying everything.
3. It is possible to become and experience the Great Mother also for male body.

It holds the deepest mysterious qualia as bodily experience.
The experience is worth to taste many times.
The Earth Day event opened the oppotunity to quest the qualia of Great Mother.
It might connect to one of the Abyss.


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 Boxed body of Hijikata
 
 Izume
 
Boxed body /Bellmer
 
 Bottom bodies of students
 
 Archetype of Bottom body
10 April 2013  

Earth、Bottom, and Abyss


Researching Earth qualia

Students started to research the Earth qualia.
We dance everyhting in the Universe, and investigate in what is earth in the whole?
The word of "earth" suggest us some basis, foundamental, or deep, heavy, quiet, and any other qualia.
Students reseached each heaviest qualia, hardest qualia, or quietest qualia and so on. Earth could be anything.
Just follow your natural resonance or association and find out your own earth qualia. It may connect to your own world qualia.
Gio and Kristien guided class to research earth qualia with opening body channel or audio channel.

Bottom body

The earth qualia and world qualia resonate with each Bottom body strongly. Because the qualia of earth or world warped or pressed our subbodies and subbodies have to hide in the darkness of body.
We researched subtle qualia of pressure or warped qualia at each part of body from tale to top. This research has to continue for ever, because here is a secret or hint of "Who am I?", "Where am I from?" must be hidden.
Hijikata found his bottom body which connected his babyhood experience of "Izume" (above). He was put in it for whole days in the rice field. After a day, his legs became frozen and weakened. This experience guided him to the "Boxed body" which also Bellmer drew (Above).

Abyss

Why the research for the earth qualia, bottom body, boxed body is so important?
Because it connect to the each own Abyss which deepest secret and mystery of self/world, subbody/cobody, individual/kind are folded. Abyss means bottomless depth where the secret and mystery of the question; "Who am I?", "Where am I from?" is folded. It is invisible place where our destiny and necessity is living .
In our darkness of body, so many archetypes of bottom body are hidden. It was a resting shape of animistic spirits during millions years of our history. They transformed in the variety of stone, mountain, bottle, box, tree and so on.(See above slideshow).
This reseach, acctually we have to continue for ever.
We have just started it.



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24 March 2013  

The unknown Order that comes now

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"Human history is a history and order still mythical order,
In order to come unknown now, I have not touched parts per million.
Order and external openness did changed a lot, developed,
Though I seem to have a human being bullied,
If I catch a glimpse of this malformation somatic,
I found that are hidden among the body like this.
There will be many opportunities to suffer fear the future. '
(Unpublished draft - Complete Tatsumi Hijikata)



Modern man, the ego planted by modern education,
The ego has been brought up like a flood poured countless information.
As a result, the distinction between oneself and others all events
Seen and heard through the color glasses of the ego,
Is adapted to determine a simple dualism of good and evil, inside and outside, such as the Koo-errata.
However, the appearance of truth that life multidimensional resonance Now
Just continue to misunderstanding.
Judgment dualism is not anything in the world of life.
I'm a non-dual world that everything just resonate and multidimensional.
Hijikata had a presentiment of order "come from this unknown" is
Human being cast off the shell of the human ego and modern,
Refers to the world multidimensional resonance emerges in the course will continue to grow in life.



Not unknown, uncertain, unidentified, opaque, familiar, vague, hazy, formless,,, cloudy fuzzy, he danced vague, dim, dim and obscure somber, minor.

Specter
Possessed those
Abstinency thing
Melancholy
Monosabishii
Languid
Monoosoroshii
Quiet
Mononoaware


Dance the unknown, uncertain, unidentified, indistinct, unfamiliar, vague, hazy, formless, fuzzy, cloudy, ambiguous, dusky, dim, gloomy, insignificant, obscure.

Clear things are not worth to dance.
Clear theme and clear aim disturb pure Life Resonance.
There are no direction, no meaning in Life Resonance.
Life is just resonating with everything in the Universe.
Dance the Obscure. It is only worth to dance.

Motif than theme,
Matière than motif,
Obscure than matière.

Life Resonance in the non-dual and malti- dimensional is the Obscure.

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19 March 2013  

Dance the invisible huge creature in the air


"If I had not an eyeball on the forehead, I would have been eaten by the fight against those which are hanging all over the place, and it was not able to see the invisible huge creature in the air."


1. Blind Guide
Find a safe feild with rich diversity of land scape.
A person walk with blindfold, a partner guide him/her with subtle contact of body for twenty munites in the field, and role change.

2. Blind walk
Walk alone with blindfold for twenty munites with feeling invisible huge creature in the darkness.
Taste the qualia of fear, shivering, gloomy atmospher, attacked qualia, invaded qualia by something.

3. Dance the imaginary struggle
Dance with the invisible creature by imaginary contact improvisation. Dance the various resonance pattern with expanding your imagination maximum toward various struggles and accidents, happenings, to be attacked, invaded, eaten, stormed, merged, stolen and so on.

4. Dance the invisible creature
When a person dance the struggle with the imaginary creature, several people become the invisible creature which is attacking the person.

This practice will be a preparation to learn the important method of
clouding the body in the "Sick Dancing Princess". Clouding body is a condition of body which is always obscured and mystified by the invisivle being.
It is a mixed state of confusion, disorientation, and discombobulation.
The "Kamaitachi" is the symbol of this invisible huge creature in the air which Hijikata continued to dance with throuhg whole life.
In the "Quiet House" he called it as "
Red God", "Behind world" or "The abyss". It was also the main motiv of the piece which the unknown deep secrets of Life is hidden.


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17 March 2013  

Mystery of subbody=cobody and "Ethics of the future"

"Do not over to express yourself.
Do not over to express yourself with others.
Do not over to express others.
To dwell everything that was born in this world.
To make our world diversity. "


When we face to the mystery of self and others,
subbody and cobody, individual and kind, Ego, Self and Life, Life of individual and the huge Life tide which continues four billion years, "The Ethics of the future" which Gilles Deleuze wrote before, would begin to shine out.

We are on the middle way of growth developping from the "human" which was trapped in ego and self to Life which is just resonating with everything.
"Ethics of the Future" of Deleuze was a very modest advice given to those who walk on the road to this future.

In working with these deep mysteries, this short statement of Deleuze gives us endless encouragement and consolation.



17 March 2013 

What is Subbody?

(Continued from "Life, Qualia and Resonance")

Subbody is subconscious body.
In the realm of subconsciousness, subconscious and body are not separated clearly into mind and body as the daily world.
It is non-dual world before the differenciation of self and others. Everything is oneness there.
Through basic conditioning, we can transform from daily conscious mode to subbody mode to stop thinking and judgement.
Subbody is a tool or a vehicle to explore the darkness of body where the Ego, Self, and Life is streaming beyond time/space, including consciousness and subconsciousness.
( In the subbody method, we don't use the word of unconsciousness, because for daily body, the consciousness and unconsciousness are devided clearly. but, when we can become subbody, we can enter the subconscious world, and we can resonate with all qualia in that world. It is not UNconsciousness, it is just SUBconscious behind our consciousness. We can research that wolrd through becoming subbody by the whole body, brain and mind. )

What is cobody?

Life is resonating with everything always. Also subbody is resonating with everything always.
Until last year, we use the word of "cobody" as resonating subbody. This is true, but when we use this word in convinience as the meaning of "group movement", we are bound by the dualism of "Individual" and "Group".
Then this year we stop to use the "word of cobody" as a group movement. We can resonante as a subbody. Subbody itself always resonante with everything, we accept all resonance of our subbodies and the world including the invisible dimensions.
There are many resonance patterns; dominance of ego, disonance of hidden body, but anyway all of those is also resonance.
Subbody is cobody. Cobody is subbody.
We dance everything as subbody=cobody.
Cobody means not only resonant subbody, but also it is a deeper tool for the mystery of Life, or a vehicle to explore the deeper realm and the abyss of the mystery of Life.
Listen to the subtle resonance of Life always, and taste the infinite variations of resonance. We are bound by very poor pattern; especially Ego and Ego resonance pattern; the conflict, struggle, fight, judge, deny, ignore, dissociate, pride, envy, look down and so on. Learn the infinite rich resonance patterns of Life except of familiar Ego's patterns. This is the most important thing of all.
We are on the way of the growth from Human toward Life.


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Kamaitachi Hijikata Tatsumi Hosoe Eikou 
13 March 2013 

Dancing the Invisible Kamaitachi


I heard a good news that Eikou Hosoe's Photobook "Kamaitachi" will be re-published with new photos.
This book was published originally 1969, and made Hijikata famous. I was 20 years old poor student, but we could see the book at any book store freely, because the book got a biggest prize, and had been on display in a pile in a bookstore.
The title was shocking for me . What is Kamaitachi? It is a legendary invisible creature which lives in the air in the north Japan.
Kama means "sickle" a farm tool for cutting grass. Itachi means "weasel", a small animal to hunt other creatures quickly.
Kamaitachi appears with the blizzardd, and attacks people, cuts through the skin with sharp teeth and nails.
kamaitachi is the symbol of "Dancing the invisible".
Hijikata had danced with the invisible world as a Shisha, and transformed. There are infinite resonance patterns; attacked, infected, eaten, stromed, invaded, stolen, guareded, glared, watched, relieved, and so on.
Specific examples of them have been written in the "Sick Dancing Princess" infinitely.
Today, students reseached own proto body and an accident which they meet an unexpected happening with invisible world and danced it, shared it each other. It was the first encounter day with Kamaitachi for students.


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11 March 2013 

Fukushima Walk

This is today's work on the first day of Subbody Resonance School Himalaya 2013.

1. Calm down your mind and body through various conditioning methods.
Stand quietly and listen to the breath of Life.
Listen to the subtle vibration of the hundred trillion cells of your body.
Open all hidden skins; world layer, mother's body layer, womb layer, and placenta layer.
2. Focus on the world layer of your hidden skin which is resonating with the Earthquake of Japan.
It was two years ago and far away distace, but still our Life is resonating with subtle qualia.
Follow the Life Resonance in any size; from minimum size to maximam size.
3. Focus on the mother's body layer of your hidden skin, and listen to Life Resonance with the Tsunami.
About twenty thousand of people died or missed.
Follow the Life Resonance with them in any size and in any way.
4. Focus on the womb layer of your hidden skin, and listen to the Life Resonance with the Fukushima nuklear plant explosion and meltdown.
Follow the Life Resonance of it in any size and ways as the same above.
5. Focus on the placenta layer of your hidden skin, and listen to the Life Resonance with the influence of radiaton leak in your amunio fluid and Pacific Ocean.
Follow the Life Resonance with the mutation happening at the small creature in the Pacific Ocean and your embryo or fetus.
Follow the Life Resonance with it in any size; from minimum size to maximum size.
Dance the invisible Life Resonance of your hundred trillion of cells and become the mutated creatures.
6. Co-create the world after the disaster together with free resonance.




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9 March 2013 

Life, Qualia and Resonance

These three is the most basic ideas of Subbody Resonance method.
All of them is still unknown mystery for us, and hence we need to investigate in it.

What is Life?

Life has completely another logic from daily physical world.
Life cannot count. Life is one and all at the same time.
Our human body consists of one hundred trillion cells.
Each cell has Life, and resonates well as an individual body. Our body is resonant body of hundred trillion cells.
An individual body has a Life.
At the same time, the huge Life tide continues for four billion years from the origin of Life has a Life. And all of them resonates with together.
What is Life on earth?
When I use the word of Life, it includes all of these mystery.
Through to become Subbody, we will explore this mystery, subbodies are also sometimes alone, sometimes resonate together.

What is Qualia?

Qualia is everything which Life resonates.
It is not material, neither energy. Also it is not a product by our imagination.
Before we feel or think something, already Life of hundred trillion cells resonated with Qualia of something, then we can feel or think somehting based on the Qualia resonance in our body.
Probably, Qualia is Life Resonance itself.
Qualia is infinite. Qualia is not able to count, because it is always changing and streaming. Sometimes they resonate and become another Qualia. Qualia is single, double and multiple. Qualia has another logic different from the logic in the daily world.
Butoh is to dance this invisible Qualia.
Therefore we need to investigate in it.

What is Resonance?

Life resonates with everything in the world.
Resonance has no subject and no object.
Resonance happens from both side spontaneously and simultaneously.
We don't have the proper logic to catch the resonance well yet.
Life and Qualia is resonating in the multi-dimension always.
That's why we have to explore these mysteries together.
But, our thinking cannot catch them properly.
Then we need to become subbody=cobody, and through the total experience of Life Resonance, we can deepen these mystery by body.
Solving the mystery is that we meet the deeper mystery. We need to accept all of those paradox.These three is the most basic ideas of Subbody Resonance method.
All of them is still unknown mystery for us, and hence we need to investigate in it.

What is Life?

Life has completely another logic from daily physical world.
Life cannot count. Life is one and all at the same time.
Our human body consists of one hundred trillion cells.
Each cell has Life, and resonates well as an individual body. Our body is resonant body of hundred trillion cells.
An individual body has a Life.
At the same time, the huge Life tide continues for four billion years from the origin of Life has a Life. And all of them resonates with together.
What is Life on earth?
When I use the word of Life, it includes all of these mystery.
Through to become Subbody, we will explore this mystery, subbodies are also sometimes alone, sometimes resonate together.

What is Qualia?

Qualia is everything which Life resonates.
It is not material, neither energy. Also it is not a product by our imagination.
Before we feel or think something, already Life of hundred trillion cells resonated with Qualia of something, then we can feel or think somehting based on the Qualia resonance in our body.
Probably, Qualia is Life Resonance itself.
Qualia is infinite. Qualia is not able to count, because it is always changing and streaming. Sometimes they resonate and become another Qualia. Qualia is single, double and multiple. Qualia has another logic different from the logic in the daily world.
Butoh is to dance this invisible Qualia.
Therefore we need to investigate in it.

What is Resonance?

Life resonates with everything in the world.
Resonance has no subject and no object.
Resonance happens from both side spontaneously and simultaneously.
We don't have the proper logic to catch the resonance well yet.
Life and Qualia is resonating in the multi-dimension always.
That's why we have to explore these mysteries together.
But, our thinking cannot catch them properly.
Then we need to become subbody=cobody, and through the total experience of Life Resonance, we can deepen these mystery by body.
Solving the mystery is that we meet the deeper mystery. We need to accept all of those paradox.




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3 March 2013 

What is Life Resonance?

Life Resonance is not the same as human sympathy.
Resonance is not something which we intended to do.
Before we think, before we notice, Life has resonated with everything in the world already for four billion years.
Life of one hundred trillion cells of human body and the other creature and plants, bacteria are One Life which continue to live four billion years together. Though Life differentiated in many species, all creatures are One Life who has survive four billion years.
Life memories which are storaged in the cells are resonanating with the world beyond time and space.
It resonante with the gravity of the earth, with the light of the sun, frozen storage of the ice age, distant earthquake, dead of the war, mutation whic is happning now of a small creature by the leaked radioactivity and so on.
We are constantly resonating with all of the fenomena.
Important thing is to take off our selfish ego's as a human, and to be aware of a faint shivering of Life.
Life Resonance is something that has already happened.
Be aware of it, and dance it.
It is Life Resonance Butoh.
3.11
Let's listen to the subtle Resonance of Life as One Life on the Planet!



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2 March 2013 

Qualia and Information


"Also the boy as me suddenly became stupid without any intention, and kept like a strange brightness only just alive."

(Continued)

About the change of children's face, I have noticed a little more.

What is the change of Life that occurred in the last few decades?
Yesterday I mentioned about the development of information technology, a change in food and health situation.
But, the change may be a result of the change of the brain activities.
When looking closely at the face of the children of the slideshow, I noticed that they are heavily leavingreminiscent of the days of the fetus.


Figure 1: The face of the fetus from the upper right , 32 days, 34 days, 36 days, and 38 days after conception.

Illustrations and descriptions, from "Birth of human life," "The world of the fetus" of Shigeo Miki (1925-1987).
Miki said, "Fetus developed in repeating the history of Life."


32 days after conception; Ancient fish that has been forced to choose between the sea and the land falls. Devonian gills and primitive lungs just coexist. Small bean seed size.


34 days of conception; the vestiges of amphibians connecting nose and mouth immediately.


36 days conception; face of primitive reptiles. When completed the landing on ancient green land, 300 million years ago. 13mm in length.


38 days of conception, the vestiges of primitive mammal.

Human fetus follows the history of the life from fish to mammals in this short time.

Vestiges of fetus face

Hijikata (1928-1986) and Miki (1925-1987) are almost same generation.
In their age, there are a lot of faces which remained of fetus faces above. Miki caught a student and said a joke . "Your face is Devonian type". In the previous slideshow of "Strange brightness of Life" I uploaded yesterday, there are many fetus faces. Also I (born in 1948) could find easily like that faces in my Japanese friends after the second world war. But, now it is hardly to find, almost disappered.

What has changed?

In Asia and Japan before the information society, the
Infants spend longer years with mother after birth.
It was as if an extension of the fetal age which a fetus and a mother are live together in a non-dual world.
And it was full of prototypal emotions and archetypal images of folklore and mythology.
Children grew up during long infant age with breathing full of raw qualia of proto emotions and body motions.
All of the limited information of daily taling, folklore and myth was deeply connected with those proto qualia of Life; empathy, fear, shivering, awe with behind world.
Brain is not tied to a dualism of ego and language consciousness so much.
"The qulia face" was brought from those situations.



Human brain has three realms according to Paul D. MacLean (1913-2007).

Reptiles brain: Brain stem--connects to most vital functions such as sleep, heart rate, breathing, temperature, balance and like.
The former mammalian brain :Limbic System--emotions, unconscious value judgments
New mammalian brain : Neocortex--language, thought and impulse control.


These three realms are resonating in various ways as above. Each creature has different resonance pattern. The resonance pattern in children's brain may change before and after information society, the difference apperes on their faces.
Faces in the slideshow of "Strange Brightness of Life" are in the condition of vivid resonance among those three realms.

Qualia and Information

Though the relationship between information and qualia has deep mystery still, if I mentioned the difference in a word;
Qualia are able to resonate by only Life.
Only Life can feel the qualia of everything; like the qualia of gravity, qualia of light, qualia of warmth and so on.
Qualia are streaming and transforming in Life infinitely with resonating in various resonance pattern.

Information is based on qualia. But it is alienated from qualia by reduced the number of dimensions from the multi-dimansional infinite resonance pattern of raw qualia.
Information is reduced into simple combination of a binary symbol 0 and 1 from inifinite resonance of qualia.
Then information become simple cord which machine can handle.
Machine is not able to feel qualia at all, only Life can resonate with qualia.

A big change in the advanced information age

The new coltex is able to process the language information and visual information coming directly from the outside.
An important changes was brought by the advanced information age. It is that a great deal of information that has been alienated from the raw qualia resonance flow into in the brains of infants as a flood.

During these age Western-style system of child care spreaded in the whole world.
Baby has to be separated from mother earlier than before,
everyone is disconnected from the maternal world in early infancy.
They are forced to grow up Ego quicker, and have to endure the lonliness wearing tight persona of Ego.
In this condition, children have to grow up breathing the virtual information. This change increased all over the world.
New generation after information society, they can manage a lot of information withot raw qualia resonance.
New cortex have to develope losing rich resonance with the old cortex, and brain stem.

Information apart from the deep qualia run in the highway between the right and left cerebral neocortex.
This is the expansion of the global information society in recent decades.
It is one of the most significant influence brought to Life.
Butoh of Life is to dance with deep qualia of Life, not being danced by information.
We need to face to the mystery of qualia and information. An unknown complex is lurking here.
The mystery has not been solved by anyone yet.
We have to challenge to solve the mystery, not by thinking, but by dancing it together. This will be one of theme of the new semester of the school.


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27 February 2013 

Strange brightness of Life

Hijkata wrote in the first paragraph of "Sick Dancing Princess".

"Also the boy as me suddenly became stupid without any intention, and kept like a strange brightness just only alive."

It is not only Hijikata, but also almost children before the age of advanced information society lived like this including me.
But, it must be difficult to young generation after the advanced informational society to imagine it.
Please look at the slideshow above.
It is the face of a primeval state of life which Hijikata wrote.
We do not see that kind of face anymore in Japan today.

Because children breathe informations instead of raw qyalia.
We can meet them in the hill tribe village in Asia.
In Dharamsala, ten years ago refugie children who came from Tibet had these faces, the second generation who were born in Dharamsala is not like that face anymore, they have same face with present Japanese children.
Children's face has changed so quickly than we expect. Advanced information,a change in the food and health situation must change children's body, brain and face so quickly.
Specail difficulty of translation of "Sick Dancing Princess" is just like this.
During a few decades, something have already lost completely.
What happened in the process of advanced infrmation society?
If I tell the difference in a word, before of informationa society children breathed raw qualia in the nature and behind world. They were breathing life qualia directly.
Modern children are against it, they breathe informations which were shifted fron raw qualia resonance of Life.
The change that occurred in the brain probably, it has changed to face of mankind as well.

Hijikata had always said,
"Please do not forget you can only throw away all the human condition"
The word means we need to start butoh from the strange brightness of Life which is just alive.
Othewise, if we start from modern intelligence, we must be trapped by the dualistic bind so easily.
Our conscious thinking and judgement by using launguage is bound by dualism; subject/object, self/others, me/you, inside.outseide, good/bad, right/wrong, and so on. These all dualistic binds are just illusion. There is no subject in the Universe. Ego is the deepest illusion which bound you. Everying is resonating before we notice it. But the modern Ego is only one being which is bound by the illusion of "I am the subject" in the Universe.
You may believe that "I wach something". But before you watch it, already you eyes are resonating with st by light.
Before you like someone, already some good resonance have happened and effected you from unconscious realm.
We need to take off these illusion of "I", "Ego", and "Self".
Listen to subtle resonance before you will move. This is the basic of butoh of Life.
Through everydays conditioning, continue to release from the illusions of Ego.
To stop information is impossible for us anymore, but not to be distubed by informations we need to build a custum to listen in Life always through conditioning.
This is the most important thing in this century.

You can start the most simple conditioning, just shake your body every morning at first with finding the most comfortable size and speed, and calm down consciousness untill you can listen in subtle qualia in your darkness of body which is resonating with everything in the world.


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27 February 2013 

Strange brightness of Life

Hijkata wrote in the first paragraph of "Sick Dancing Princess".

"Also the boy as me suddenly became stupid without any intention, and kept like a strange brightness just only alive."

It is not only Hijikata, but also almost children before the age of advanced information society lived like this.
For modern human, sometimes Life seems like this;
"Strange brightness just only alive".
Because, our human have a strong tendency of Emotional involvement and Personification.
Life is just alive without any emotion and intension, without happiness and unhappiness, but our emotion resonates with natural phenomena unconsciously and we are tend to personify everything.
This tendency created so many archetypes in the long history of mankind, Heaven/Hell, Good thing/ Bad thing, God/Saturn and so on.
Yes, we can dance those, and sometimes we can release from this tendency. To throw away all human conditions and become Life means to take off this strong tendency of human.

"Never forget to throw away all conditions of human."

Hijikata always said so, because we are so much bound by those tendency and we tend to recognize everything from only our selfish aspect.
We need to know deeply that the <Humanism> is the biggest illusion which is most beautifull (for human), but most selfish (for other Life) illusory bind in modern age. We need to grow up from Human to Life with rich resonativity(=ability of resonance). This is the main theme in this century for us.

To become a strange brightness of Life is one of the basis of butoh. That's why "Becoming ash body (=Shisha) and keeping floor face( =flat face without emotion) is the most basic technique of butoh which is able to transform everything infinitely.

Let's take off human, self and ego, the infinite creativity of Life with full resonativity will open from here.


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26 February 2013 

Dance the invisible


Butoh is not to show body and movement as dance or theater.
To dance the invisible is Butoh.
Life is resonating and struggling with invisible behind world in various ways, but it can not be seen.
"Dance it, it is Butoh of Life."
Hijikata is trying to tell us it through whole sentenses of "Sick Dancing Princess".
I gradually came to understand it.
Resonance is not a thing, it can not visualize.
It just transmitted directly from Life to Life only through Life resonance.
The physical eyes that was bound by informational society and try to see only visible body and movement cannot catch anything of it.
If we do not take off our eyes trying to see only the information, and become "Rotten eyes", we cannot grasp even what's going on there.
When Hijikata performed his last solo "Quiet house",
most of the audience could not capture what happened there.
Because, it was so subtle Life resonance with the behind world that Hijikata experimented.
After the performance, any criticism did not described was because of that.
Hijikata said later "It was a failure because it was too much depended on Taisho emotion", but it is not so.
The radical performance which tried to dance too subtle resonance of invisible Life, was too early for hundreds of years.
Critics have found the bow-legs and slow speed motion which were visible things in his butoh so far.
But, at the Quiet house was completely different because it was invisible Life Resonance.
And therefore, the critics could find nothing new at this time. They might feel just boring and fell in sleep on the sofa seat of the new theater.
Hijikata's disappointment would have been unimaginable.
He stopped perform himself since then, and shifted to Hakutobo activity to choreograph Yoko Ashikawa and other dancers a little more clarity to his choreography.
He explored the technique to visualize the invisible ones.
It was successful to some extent.
But, he must have been hidden so much frustrated thoughts that he could not tell well in the "Quiet house".
1977, when his activities based in the Asbestos Hall had become no longer to continue by the residents campaign against his activity, he wrote everything in the "Sick Dancing Princess".
How rich life resonance is happening between Life and invisible behind worlds, he wrote so many variations of it.
May some young generation in the future dance it.
In fact, there are infinite variations in the multidimensional life resonance.
When he tried to write it out once, it was endless.
36 years have passed since he wrote it, now how to dance it finally came into view.
It is to set the focus on the fine resonance with Life and invisible behind clearly.
Until now I have been focused on listening to the darkness of the body, but it is not enough anymore.
Rather than the body, we need to focus on the subtlest shivering of the invisible Life.
We need to listen in it.
Until now, I could not realize the importance of focusing on it.
But if we lost focus on it radically, we can not respond to Hijikata's will of "Sick Dancing Princess" at all.
This year, young people gather to Subbody Resonance Butoh in Himalayas would start to dance it.
It took time, but it was unavoidable.
With apologies to students until now, I want you to focus on the class of Subbody School of this year.
It needed years of decades before my dualistic bind has rotten.
It begins now, the century of Life Resonance.



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24 February 2013 

Recovery of Resonativity of Life

To recover the Resonatibity=resonance ability as Life is one of the revolution of Butoh.
Human is too much bound by Ego and Self, then we cannot resonate with all kind of disability of Life. It is nothing but an unmature stage of Life. We need to expand the concept of human from the child condition bound by selfish ego to resonant Life.
Hijikata wrote in his memory,

"We human have not yet touched parts per million of mythical and historical order, and unknown order of life on the way coming from now. "

It is written in Hijikata's "Sick Dancing Princess" with infinite variations of resonance which Life is resonating with behind invisible world.
When we stop thinking, we can be aware of the Life in our darkness of body which is resonating with everything including disability, misery, happiness and uhappiness on earth, because we are not only human, but also One Life on the planet.
Let's take of narrow bind of Human and become Life which has rich resonativity. It will take long time, but, this long process is the only certain way to change the world.



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23 February 2013 


Continue to listen to Life

Since there is only winter workshop in the morning,
There is a time other than the time.
Continue to listen to all of life that time.
"What? Dai do you want most," and while I ask.
are doing that by this time, but I really want to do that or such.
Do not you have is a little off?
There are always things to be done,
If there is a feeling not a little hesitant like it
I listen to that feeling.
Message from life, it came as a faint discomfort
It is because most of the time.
When I was young I can not do this.
If there is a different sense of harmony in the body,
Look away immediately, I closed my ears.
I did not know how to solve it only.
But gradually I learned that the most important message from the life lurking in that uncomfortable feeling faint.
I often find is always great, the discomfort and discomfort that
Because I came in among the ever listen carefully, to break through it.

To do this if you want to develop a way as before, or change the
Some faint physical disorder of the body springs.
Proneness in the darkness of a variety of body because they live together.
Also for the way that we continue as before at the same time,
Physical disorder exists constantly.
I do not divisible by such a simple dichotomy of conservative and reformist faction
Proneness multidimensional really exists.
I am in class as a midwife,
My husband watching daydream pot,
People who put in an appearance only on the verge of falling asleep,
Suddenly people get up in the middle of sleep,
Someone who can tell the discovery of Mr. Sabubodi who worked all night at the moment of waking up from sleep,
Proneness that are not counted are living.
I do not press down as much as possible the proneness of them all
I have lived and I'll release all.
Proneness and big enough to call his personality hidden within it,
There are different levels, such as proneness of qualia fine just not enough to it.
Naive darkness which had continued to live many years, so most of the body,
I will go into some ridiculous blunders guy perpetrate some of them become confident,
It's a balance of all of them is important.
Sabubodi proneness and each has a different resonance with the world, respectively.
Subtle creak constantly have occurred in the meantime, I shifted,
Continue to listen carefully crossed, in conflict.

This is probably the form of the integration of new raw.
I will not keep the identity that has been led by ego,
You take off the shell of the modern human that they must have it,
Be a variety of life-proneness resonate multidimensional majority of darkness of the body.
Be a presence that can resonate with all pissy life on this planet.
It's a way of life that way it would continue to listen to the body darkness.


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11 February 2013 


Encourage the growth of newborn neurons in the hippocampus


I will forward one step from the "self-healing power and systemic breathing" in the preceding paragraph.
In the hippocampus is located at the base of the brain new neurons are born every night.
I was caught up in the brain science ten years ago, the cells of the adult brain is just going to die just.
Brain cells are killed easily meet particular stress.
During that time, has been the construction of schools in India, from acute stress
I had to play around see neurosis, the nerve cells in the brain every day thus
And whether it is something that not play again been killed, hit by despair.
It was a dogma of brain science, which lasted a hundred years.
However, in the hippocampus of the brain at the end of the 20th century,
That the nerve cells are nascent nightly has been discovered.



Growth of newborn neurons Figures 1, 2, and 3

And neurogenesis, it is facilitated by moderate exercise and fresh experience has been elucidated.
hope to live has been sprung.
Okay, and I'll be grown at a faster rate than the newborn neurons continue to die So superimposed research.
Scientist brain, compared to mice raised in a cage poor nothing,
Found the mice raised in an enriched environment there is a maze and a number of exercise equipment,
I found that the growth of vigorous newborn neurons.
Neoplastic cells are old memories are stored experience fresh daily
It's necessary to combine with the cells of the cerebral cortex.
I was raised in a poor environment can not be obtained for this fresh experience
Neoplastic cells of the mouse will continue to die as have no use for.
Really, is that so?
I I'll move your body to a fresh experience every day rock out in outrageously.
Darkness of the body's discovery was accelerated'm from around that time.
Every day, do not care enough to say, in a cram resonance through the tunnel you'd never thought
Dig the darkness of the body.
And I danced in the body met new qualia.
Were encouraged me Ikioizuke Sabubodi techniques, the
Brain science was the discovery of a dozen years ago.

I had to dig dig proneness to various lurking in the darkness of the body.
Proneness from lazy you do not want to work at all, into the imaginary become amoeba and protozoa, and bioplast body sag,
貌体 become abnormal personality into hidden Nottomi called shadow or
Puppet body, such as being forced to move something,
Will go into and listen to proneness also lurking in the darkness of the body who
Sabubodi techniques were being opened.
In particular, not only in Sabubodi own
Kobodi that resonates immediately Sabubodi also of other students,
I will be a fresh experience that never would have thought.
And to me the old memories and new experiences that tie into the sleeping
Neurogenesis in the hippocampus was born, but it will increase more and more.
And midwife of Sabubodi, it also means these become midwives of newborn neurons.
So, the students and I let it be why this is a ridiculous experience when
There would also be repugnant to the midwife, it does not mindlessly.
Also hit the painful edge, or you can overcome it the hard way
And experience all fresh, encouraging the growth of newborn neurons.
She has been activating the mind and body that the human brain where it is not noticed.
Explore the body and tone the body is not just a movement of the body.
Activation of multidimensional resonance of the whole brain mind and body,
I can adapt to those filled with creativity.

From the "whole body breathing" of yesterday,
Let's go one step further to "breath resonance multidimensional" Next.

10 February 2013

Self-curing ability of Life and whole body breahting


Only humans go to the hospital among all kinds of life.
Other creatures heal on their own.
We forgot to have the self-curing ability as well as the human organism.
Throw off the hospital, try to open the self-curing ability of Life.


Figure 1. Various ways of communication between cells

In the mechanism of self-curing, so many wisdoms of Life for four billion years are combined.
100 trillion cells of the human body are resonating with each other.
As shown in Figure 1, they are communicated in a variety of ways.
In such a complex multi-cellular resonance system of the human body, through a variety of respiratory system, circulatory system, nervous system, and immune system, etc. it is communicting by the multidimensional resonance.
If there is a problem, that part of the cell signal out the relief.
In response to the relief signal, the white blood cells of the immune system cometogether and eat bacteria or cancer cells and cure it. (Figure 2)


Figure 2. Immune system


Figure 3. In response to a relief signal from the cell of body, growth hormones and various nutrients are sent.

And through the bloodstream growth hormones and nutrients are sent, and it is repaired while we are asleep. (Figure 3)
However, when the body is elaborate, or a mental disssoiation is happened, the whole body resonance is blocked at that part.
If we are held captive in the anger or excessive tension,
the whole body mode becomes sympathetic mode, and
the immune system is stopped. The self-cure ability to deal with the problem does not work.
When we are bothered with a busy work and problems,
we are easier to be invaded by cancer. It is because of that.

Whole body breathing and subbody exploring

In the subbody resonance school, we start various breahting which is called conditioning No. one.
Breath of Life, Bottom breahting, Subtle breathing, Whole body breahting and so on.
And, through the various conditioning method, we activate the whole body resonance.
We try to move each part of body in various ways, and let the bloodstream pass through all cells of whole brain and body.
Features of Subbody conditiong method is that it's not only improve the blood circulation of the body.
By moving to a wide range of body in novel ways, qualia resonance is also activated in the brain.
Touching hidden memories,fantasies and dreams which our daily consciousness has forgotten, move our body in different ways.
In particular, the slight discomfort, subtle fear and strange qualia somehow we do not know, we try to touch every day even if we do not want to touch.
If we have touch them everyday, it becomes increasingly familiar.
Recalling the forgottem memories is to re-edit the hidden structure in the darkness of body.
Thereby, condensation of memories and details of the body will be dissolved loose gradually.
New discovery and new experience visit us every day.
Continue to activate the multi-dimensional resonance between the brain, mind and body always.
Try to continue to dig the darkness of body always.
It leads us to the essential health.

I will explain the reason why, in the next article.



3 February 2013

Six ways of movement and ten bodies


Conditioning No.6 consists of six kinds of movement qualia; vibration, sway, wave, shock, collapse, and die.

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Sixth regulating body, the channel of the movement of the following six
It is something that will gradually open.
One. Trembling to listen to the smallest wavelength of the darkness of the body
2. Random fluctuations begin to crumble to its wavelength stretched a little
3. Will swell its wavelength has been further expanded.
Wavelength of 3 is nothing specific in vivo from 4.1, when it encounters an external stimulus, causing a shock. Specific wavelength is altered organism affected by it.
5. Kojiru shock, and prolonged in vivo motion of the condensation,
Would curdle. Cause condensation and collapse in vivo.
6. The last death all qualia to disappear.
Go down to the body movement of six.
Practice this movement six in every part of the body.
Sixth body it is gray.
But I can not bring myself to dance just mere physical movement.
Qualia and in such memories and dreams, in the darkness of the body, the movement is tied.
I will be the first dance and physical movement, the flow of internal qualia has become one.
Explore the ties that body is explored.
Sixth body tone from Here, I describe how to proceed to explore the body.
This is not just a way to deepen one's body sag.
Method is also infinite body sag.
However, the basic method below,
Of the ten Sabubodi, and able to meet the main thing it just
There are advantages and.
To the people of the midwife, as one of the probe body clear how to proceed
I think I get the reference.

The integration of the experience of the past few decades,
To do daily body sag, and carried out in the order, such as:
Less the most unreasonable.
Trembling, fluctuation, in the class of short-term, particularly swell,
Forward with an emphasis on good to around.
貌体 different classes of medium-term
Deal in the long-term course of more than half a year is good cans.


Exploring the body quiet - Walk ash column

This is the basis of the foundation.
The physical body is burned out, become a pillar standing around ash.
Carry gently as possible, that the body.
After adjustment of the body, start from here every day.
I put down as much as possible and awareness,
50% outside, wearing a transparent body tranquility in the 50% open.

Exploring the body weakness - trembling gait

Most of the deities, listen to trembling.
Qualia in countless types of tremor have been stored in the body.
Have forgotten consciousness, qualia of various tremor is activated and begins to move.
Changing size and strength, the attitude of the trembling,
I'll tremble various sites.
Then,
Trembling to cold,
Trembling for fear, trembling
Trembling of surprise,
Tremor of joy
Trembling of Sabishi-sa,
Trembling of anger
Will not go up among qualia, such as the consciousness of countless
Come out is activated combined with movement and posture.
Trembling movement of many will indeed come.
From it, I ask in life.
"Today Do you want to try to pursue most any movement?"
Life is something that arbitrarily pick out the movement of the strongest impression.
To explore the movement, as of the day of their own motion "trembling"
I carved the body.
I also remember a name into the appropriate.
Movement of this tremor is something underlying weakness of the body.
Accumulates in various body trembling as much as possible.

Exploring the vaporization body - walking fluctuation

Wavelength of the fine a fine trembling.
When it becomes a stupid little fluctuation.
Solid or liquid body has been wrapped in the skin,
Share the external world and the internal skin disappears, enters the internal external,
The internal flow out freely outside.
Remove the outline of the body is as a person, such as steam or smoke
Exploring the body to turn into gas vaporization.
Would you like to dream like separation or when faded even mind the heat went out
I will comfort you 茫 Innovation.
Lack dizziness, ecstasy, of rampant, Yuzumuge,
In such qualia is tied to this.
Fluctuations while passing various parts of the body,
Explore their inner qualia, qualia memories and dreams and delusions, of imagination.
When it has become one of those movements and fluctuating,
I will have to find their own unique body movement vaporization.
It is one of the ten most important body vaporization body.
You will continue to earn its movement by writing to each part of the body.

Exploring the body-body primeval beast - walking swell

Will swell fluctuation is amplified.
As well as the energy of the two-dimensional direction,
Become a force in the direction of the three-dimensional twist is applied.
Into the darkness of the body, explore the traces of movement of non-human creatures.
I tied these swell and twist, with the movement of any organism-specific.
Movement of the cat enters the hip, spine recall the surge of snake.
Body fluids and skin wriggling like an amoeba protoplasm.
Twist-swell, Of the ten
I have to find a suitable movement of the body and virgin animal body.

Explore different 貌体 - walking the shock

And shocked some organisms from the outside world,
Motion changes affected the course.
Qualia remain as in the traces of memory that has received the change.
In the body of the various creatures, different types of
Experienced a temporary shock.
And they remain strong shock or impact,
proneness of a variety of life had,
Proneness could not resonate well with the outside world in early childhood and infancy,
Buds are picked, muffled within, will not be coming out.
From the personality of the surface layer is dissociated, and the inhabitants of the darkness of the body.
This is the source of our Sabubodi-Kobodi.
Personality, which is particularly strong dissociation is a different 貌体.
Some pressure from the outside world of childhood trauma and becomes (trauma)
We keep these different 貌体 press.
In psychology has been called the shadow, personality inferiority, and so not-me,
These make up the majority of Sabubodi.
Actually, the subconscious creativity of consciousness, do not know
Are by nature diverse and multidimensional resonance of these hidden proneness.
If you try to explore different 貌体 come across a variety of unpleasant edge when.
Consciousness I do not want to forget to remember the trauma that dissociate much trouble.
Met fierce resistance of the ego on a daily basis.
Have learned how to go put some sort of compromise between the edge of the
It would be a long process Sabubodi.

Exploring the body of the can - walking break

Wavelength of shock, confusing, Musuboreru, immobilized.
Somewhere in the body and the mind is no longer free to move, I will break.
Consumers remain underground dive into the darkness of the body I was it Sabubodi general,
It can be disabled with severe organic, especially coagulation is prolonged Among them,
Did I malformation is, but the body of the can.
Is weak and fragile Sabubodi most, it's hard to find out what the most difficult dance.
But even the most deeply wounded body of such cans,
You can be sublimated t <> Flowers by finding the optimal Johakyu.
That's <Hana Kang>.
Butoh dance without flowers Kan is only the dance remains shallow.
To become transparent body resonance that can resonate with the misery of life around the world,
A tragic misfortune that dance in their underlying first.
But long hard road, but it's the only way this world will lead to resonant life.
You Can not Hurry, I want you to slowly dig.

And to transform the dead - Infinite Death

I can last through the movement of death, the dead will be the first time.
Full of sparkle qualia, the world of life is filled with resonance
Qualia also no resonance in the world of death.
That landed on the world of the dead, in the eyes of death from
I stare at the world.
Dead is not a zombie, it is a resonant body infinitely multidimensional transformation.
But because once dead, it is itself qualia stream flow infinitely transformation
The magic of dance is ever-changing.


3 February 2013

Drop "Sick Dancing Princess" into body and movement channel


While winter conditioning, experimenting variety of how to read "Sick Dancing Prncess" by the body, we can find the first proper way.
It is to drop the essense of it into body and movement channel.
We connect it with six kinds of movement of the sixth conditioning;

1. Vibration-Shivering
2. Sway-Vaporizing
3. Wave-Proto movement
4. Shock-Attacked
5. Collapse-Becoming "Kan body"
6. Die-Resonance with the behind world
As described the below;

<Shivering>

●Shrink and attentive of old man

●Worms in the intestine

●Worms comes out from anus

●Resonance of the crying woman and crying physical phenomena

●Fear of silk thread
●One's own memories of shivering and trembling, with fear, cold, surprise, pleasure, anxiety, lonliness and so on.

 

<Sway>

●Thinned down smoke bugs

●The method of clouding the body

●Strange brightness and something shady

●A body stormed into by something monotonic and anxious 

●Fever and dizziness
●A body that was left alone too much and forgotten

●A body being removed the outlines from

●A body that had been stolen by steam

●My sooty princess

●Brightness and darkness of short breath

●Dusk of vague mind

 

<Wave>

●Worms and fever

●Gloom of the kneeling position
●One's own unforgettable qualia of movement in the memories of life experiences

 

<Shock>

●The method of clouding the body

●A body being eaten by the snow

●A body stormed into by something monotonic and anxious 

●A woman glared at me and I became a stick

●A body without intermediary

●A woman of exploding hair

●A body that continues to be eaten

 

<Collapse>

●God being torn to shreds

●People who was tasting the precision of becoming fool as much as on the verge

●The basis for a human being who has collapsed from around

●Lessons of Sick Dancing Princess

●Being fused and merged with Sick Dancing Princess

 

<Resonance with Behind world>

●Shrink and attentive of old man

●Strange brightness and something shady

●Dusk of vague mind

●Baby

●Eyeball for watching the invisible huge creature in the air

●Eyes like a spy for shady thing

●Human that does huddle only by the body

●Strange people like spies

●A body that have been already danced by someone

●It was not only me who had been danced by someone

●Creature that lives in a sound that no one knows

●Observation that is going to stray
●A hidden state

●A vague figure

●In the bed, God also would crawl into

●What is visible would be a dark hole itsel

While ash walking, we practice one kind of movement.
as the first day; Shivering, second day; swaying, and so on.
Try to find one's own special technique of shivering, swaying, waving and so on, each day.
This winter participants of workshop will create a small technique of those each day.
Instead of reading and understanding the text, we can read it by body. This is better way to approach "Sick Dancing Princess".



 
Lee's Subbodies Map of decade ago 
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3 February 2013

Lee's Subbodies Map of decade ago


While organizing my documents, an illustlation was found that I had been missing for a long time
It is my subbody's ten-bodies mapped in a diagram about 10 years before.
The transformation between each subbody was organizing what happens in some opportunity.
The number of subbody was much less than now, then the figure is simple.
After then my subbodies increased infinitely, I can not draw such a picture now because too complex.
I should take a look for reference to all of your subbody reseaching.
This is an example of multidimensional resonance rudimentary.

Qualia of Life Resonance do not exist in the three-dimensional space and four-dimensional space-time.
It is transforming in the multidimensional and non-dual realm invisible .
It would be clear when you quest where is mind.
But, on earth how and what are the qualia resonating?
To explore it is the subbody butoh.
If you start to explore your subbodies about ten years, anyone will meet about this much.
And if after a further ten years, it becomes impposible to organize them.
Extremly complex relationship of resonance emerges.
Also you will become able to see the resonance with the invisible behind world.
Complexity becomes multi-layered, and we cannot grab them not so simply.
Such as "Sick Dancing Princess" of Hijikata that I am traslating now has an extremely complex multi-layered resonant relationship so mind-boggling.
Darkness has just deepened steadily, but, there is nothing fun about this journey.


26 January, 2013

Translation of 1st Chapter of "Sick Dancing Princess" has finished!

I will offer it to everybody. Please copy, improve, share freely. There is no copy-right in the world of Life.
It is an infinite treasure house of Hijikata's weakened body butoh. Please use it for your practice and creation.
In the world there are many informations about butoh, but 95 percent of them is limited on early activity of him before 1968's legendary performance of "Rebellion of body". Few people knows that after then, he took off the early style of Ankoku butoh and agressive butoh.
Then he could invent the weakened body butoh.
The essense of it is written in his private butoh score of "Quiet House" and "Sick Dancing Princess". But it was not known by the world wide butoh dancers.
We have already uploaded the translation of "Quiet House" and investigation in it on our site. See "The Butoh part 1 and 2". Crick here

He wrote the book of "Sick Dancing Princess" as the Will of him for future.
However, it might be so difficult to read and understand, because it is full of mysterious sentenses, phrases, terminologies. metaphors. it is necessary for him to describe the non-dual and multi-dimensional resonance of Life and Qualia. It has original logic that is completely different from daily logic. He called it "Sunken logic before the differentiation of self-others".
He had to take off the Ego and Self of his previous butoh performances. He was worried about that only the previous butoh style was spreaded in the world, because it was bound by the modern concept of "Self expression and Ego expression". As long as we have caught the idea of ​​modern ego and self, we cannot create the "Butoh of Life".
That's why I wanted to introduce the "Sick Dancing Princess" to the world.
But it is so difficult to tell that butoh is neither self expression, nor ego expression.
It took thirty years to understand it, even for me who was a professional Japanese copywriter. I needed to take off Human and grow up as Life. It was inevitable thirty years.
Now I have finished the translation of the 1st chapter of "Sick Dancing Princess".
Please use it freely.

I dedicate it to the 27th anniversary of his death.
Tatsumi Hijikata,
May rest in peace!
Your Will is going to be taken over by a new generation all over the world.

This year I will continue to refine it to a practice butoh score for the creation of everybody.
Crick here to view the Butoh part 3 "Sick Dancing Princess of 21 Centure"



 
18 January, 2013

Active imagination and Subbody-cobody method


In the previous column, I mentioned the relationship between "Sick Dancing Princess" of Hijikata and Jung's active imagination.
I'll keep organizing the relationship between Subbody method and active imagination today.
Active imagination was discovered by Jung to integrate the consciousness and the subconscious through meditation. And also classical oriental meditation has same method.
It is one of a universal method to integrate the whole self.
I also learned a lot from them.

Channel method

All kinds of mind and body method can be divided by the difference of the channel to use.
The comprehensive list of the channels is the below.
I learned the concept of the channel from Arnord Mindell.




In the extrovert channels, the Life of our cells is resonating mainly with present physical qualia here and now.
We call it outer qualia.
And in the introvert channels, the inner qualia which are stored in the cell as the Life memory are used as the main.
In the
meditation, we stop the extrovert channel, and listen to the qualia of introvert channel. Normaly the extrovert movement channel is inhibited to open.
Hypnotherapy is the similar process as above, following the suggestions by hypnotist, then we can contact the qualia of infant age and so on beyond time and space.
Self-hypnosis is also to open introvert channels by alone without hypnosist's suggestion. Also it doesn't open the extrovert movment channel, human-relationship channel and so on.
Dream is similar, the movement channel has subsided during the sleep, and opens the introvert visual channel becomes a main channel. Sometimes it opens the other introvert channels.
Floyd's dream analysis is to interpret the dream by the thinking channel with using language.
Mindell's dreaming body method is trying to understand by focusing on the integrity of the visual channel of dreams and body feeling channel.
Jungian active imagination is to open introvert channels through meditative state, following the imaginary qualia stream freely, and fix it by language as a fantasic narative .
Drawing avtive imagination is to be replaced by the visual channel instead of the language as the slideshow above.

All of these is usefull therapy to explore the resonance between the conscious and the subconscious, to rebuild a good relationship between them.
Jung used it for individuation to integrate consciusness and subconscious as the whole self.
Subbody method has some differences from them.
One of them is to open all channels except thinking channel.
We open body feeling, movement, visual, audio, emotion, human relationship and self=world channels and integrate all of them to create a subbody butoh dance. It is unique characteristic of subbody method.
Listening to the all inner qualia of every introvert channel, and convert them to the outer qualia of extrovert channel, then it appears as the actual movement of the body.
One more important characteristic is opening
cobody channel.
Subbody-cobody method is to enter the deeper realm of the darkness of body. In the deep layers of it, subbody and cobody is not separated, they muddled as oneness in the non-dual realm.
Of course our daily body must encounter extreme hard edge qualia in that realm. The biggest archetype of Ego and Self resist against the non-dual qualia by fear. Through the struggle to overcome the edges, we can release from the biggest modern illusion of Ego and Self which bind us strongly.
In the creation of Subbody-cobody butoh, it will be able to integrate the whole of the the consciousness, subconscious, collective unconscious, and body as oneness.
Subbody-cobody method is not limited to only creation, healing and mind-body therapy, it is a survival method to re-edit our daily life by opening infinite creativity of Life.

Because the Subbody-cobody method opens all channels,
we can understand the exact difference of other methods which open only limited channels.

Hijikata oriented to enter the non-dual realm of the darkness of body.
He wrote down in his notebook.


"To enter the realm of undifferentiation of Self and Others. It has another relationship of hidden logic different from daily relationship."
"Through only it, we can overcome the modern concept of self-expression or ego-expression, and we can create the Butoh which called the designation of Life."

In the center of the figure above, there is a realm of non-dual qualia. There is no separation of channels, and the border between self and others, inside and outside disappears. This is the realm which we have to enter for create the Butoh of Life.



17 January, 2013

"Sick Dancing Princess" and Active imagination of Jung


Now I am translating "Sick Dancing Princess".
My work is to release it from the backroom of an extremely difficult Japanese, and open it to a worldwide practical butoh score for a source of creation for all people.
I wrote a little while ago that it is written that follow in the precision of the Life resonance in the darkness of body as exact as as possible.
Why did it became possible to Hijikata?

While tranlating the first chapter, I noticed the way how Hijikata wrote it.
Perhaps, Hijikata had independently discovered the same method as the active imagination which Jung found out.
Active imagination is a method to become subconscius mode, follow the imagination of subconscious freely, and write it by word, or by drawing and so on.
It is a healing method to integrate consciousness and subconscious for the individuation.
As the technique of Jung, it has a tendency for tailoring up to the story that is easy to understand. It is unevitable limit of using dualistic language.
But, Hijikata invented an unique way to take out precisely what occurs in the darkness of body. It is to twist the Japanese language beyond the limit of Japanese grammer and invented unique metaphor, special words and so on.
It was necessary to be is much more exact to the Life resonance as it is, than Jung's way of active imagination to make a narative story.
I can understad how it was extremely difficult, because also I had experienced it in my young age by alone.

During the year, 1977, He confined in a room for meditation by oneself, and travelled directly into the darkness of the body.
He tried to take out what is happning in that world as much as possible to transparent.
And he dictated what he grabbed there with some students. And he added a further hand to it.
But it would not be conveyed to anyone at the raw form, because it was too ungrammatical sentences.
He asked a poet friend to improve the grammar as minimum as to be able to understand before magazines.
And he asked another friends too, before it is published as a book such as organizing a paragraph. Also he added some final improvement to it.
Maybe, at the first stage of dictation would have been more chaotic.
The chaos itself is the feature of non-dual world.
But, foutunately, it is reserved as much as possible, Hijikata's poet friends understood the importance of it deeply.
In the world of qualia resonance of life, there is no dualism bind to constraints by the subject and object.
As well as the world of dreams, it is not followed the sualistic logia. It is multidimensional and non-dual resonance of Qualia.
Non-dualistic transformation happen all the time as the Myth.
A subject transform another being, no separation of subject and object, it always interchanges. Self image is merged with the world. There is no illusion of " the identity" as the daily world.
By resonance, qualia are freely separated and mixed melting incessantly, exchanged, integrated, and emerging new qualia.
It is inevitable to twist the grammer in Japanese.
It is hardly to understand even by me who was professional Japanese writer.

And the tranlation to English is extremely difficult, because English is too plain launguage with clear grammer of dualism. If I twist the strict gramer of S+V+O+C, it does not make sense at all.
My translation is on the edge to make sense or not.
Then I have to invent another way, it is the bodily reading.
The resonance of the qualia that are happening in the darkness of the body, is possible to resonate through body.

When you read this book, it shold be not by the head, but by the resonance of the body.
Then you can touch the immeasurable richness of Life resonance.

(You can learn the active imagination technique of Jung,
by the following book.

"Active imagination"
by Barbara Hannah, Sigo Press 1981)

"Encounters With the Soul: Active Imagination As Developed by C.G. Jung" [Paperback]
by Barbara Hannah)


 
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11 January, 2013

The fate which repeats visiting us



Our inner situation is not made of consciousness as Jung said.
Then It'll need to be come out as inevitable fateful subbody butoh dance.
Otherwise, it visits us as fate.
It continues to attack us as unknown tendencies and disturbs the proper human relationship or fails love.
It is not enough to dance one or two subbodies.
Even ten or twenty is not enough.
We must dance one or two hundred subbodies and cobodies.
There are still hidden so many unknown opaque tendencies which I have not danced yet.
Then, they appears as the nightmare, unexpected behaviour pattern, unconscious response and so on.
It twists the proper relationship by projection, transference, dreaming up and so on.
Derail the best support as a midwife and mistook to help subbodiy's birth of students.
So, still <Unknown tendencies which is not yet danced> exist in the darkness of body.
And, when we try to dig deeper, we encounter much more difficult darkness.

It is not an easy job which is able to capture by our inteligent modern knowledges.
It appears as a monster which multiple tendencies resonate together and merged into complex multi-dimensional and non-dual darkness,
Anima, archetypes, trauma, dissociation, possession, desire, and emotion melted and mixtured integrally.
Projection, transference, and dreaming up are mixtured developed to a huge qualia storm.
All of those qualia are accelerated and amplified by the resonance and attacks us as the <Devil storm>.
Our brain-mind-body are involved into the Devil storm and lost orientation completely.
We fall into the non-dual discombobulation in a moment.
The opaque fate attacked coming over again and again.
It is too dangerous if it appears in the dayly world, that's way we need to release it in the creation world as subbody.

Jung had almost been eaten by unconscious several times in the travel of the darkness of body, then he knew the Awe. He kept silence about the most important secret carefully.
Mindell also had fight against the Devil storm, he could record a few of his terrible experience as "Sharman's body".
Hijikata as well, after he was forced to seal the Asbest Hall which was the base of his creation of butoh by the movement of the neighbour people against him 1976, He dived into the darkness of the body desperately, and wrote the "Sick Dancing Princess".

The struggle against the <Opacity that are not yet danced> would continue forever.
When we lost the most important thing, we noticed it.
It must continues until death.
We have to walk barely on the edge between death and Life as the weakened body with full of disappointment which lost even the most precious thing.


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5 January, 2013

Rich Possibility of cobody

I introduced a motion in Switzerland in the "Resonance diary" yesterday.
I look at the development of this, what we began last year, has become a little clear.
I did the experiment to open a whole new world of Cobody last year.
Fifteen years ago I could just guide Cobody, I did not know how to dig the Subbody.
Just past several years I could find a little to deepen subbody.
I felt I had been too much emphasis on Subbody these years.
I used two word subbody and cobody for convinience, but actually subbody and cobody is not different.
Life is not only an individual, also it is collective in the deeper realm.
Life is resonance among individual phase, collective phase and a huge tide of Life of four billion years.

Last Summer in Switzerland I has been condensed into one month, the experiments done in the Himalayan Subbody Resonance Juku( School).
So many rich variations of cobody were emergenced from participant's body next to the next then.
We moved as Nomad, we transformed as Rhizome in the mountains and rivers of Switzerland, in the city of Geneva, at the Tiocan house, and Festival.
For participants who have been educated individualistic for long time, whether it might be a fresh experience.
The emergent of swarm cobody, forest cobody and stone garden cobody diversed gleefully for everyone.
Even after the summer workshop, they became a Nomad-Rhizome and continued dancing in varieties of festivals and events, connected with other dancers.
And they invented a <Bucolic Butoh-Crown Artistic Collective>!.
They have created so rich cobody performances.
Not only the Butoh-Crown dance, they share massage method, art and so on bucolicly including unique ecological activity to live without the money.
It is developping to an unique community with rich deversity.
Ii is expected future development beyond the genre and borders.
To dig the darkness of cobody may open the possibility of still unknown.
Also " The Sick Dancing Princess" of Hijikata which we are going to research in staeted from the cobody of <Smoke Bug>.
The group dancing of Hijikata had givven a great impact in the Western dance.
However, they accept it as their way of thinking which each individual dancer joins in a group movement.
Real cobody is not like that, but each one has to dig the darkness of body and transform to non-individual Life.
Then we can investigate in the question "What is Life?", through bodily experience to become cobody.
To take off the illusious modern belief that human is an individual is requred for entering the non-dual real od Life.


We will go deeper into the mystery and Secret of Life at the Subbody School Himalaya this year.
To go deeper we must encounter countless nasty edge qualia.
Resistance to take off the immense ego is robust.
But, unknown treasures must exist where there is strong resistance.
How can we dig this difficult possibility, it's a new challenge of this year.


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