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Sinking into the darkness of the body
 
Let's get over the stress by coronavirus through medimotion Appeal from Himalaya Rhizome Lee 
 

Let’s get over the stresses by coronavirus through medimotion

--An urgent message from Himalaya

Everyone in the world!
Now, we are facing various difficulties caused by a coronavirus.

I resonate with your hardship deeply.

My name is Rhizome Lee. I have lived at a small town Dharamsala, on the mountains foot of the Himalaya north part of India, and I built a Butoh school named “Subbody Resonance Butoh School Himalaya for 20 years.

Now, even in the remote Himalayas, we are in confinement de facto that we are banned from going out and gathering with more than four people since last week. We became like the prisoners at home and lost daily freedom.

Around 70 years ago, a French novelist Camus wrote a novel "Pest" and described a special condition of confinement. And now we have to experience the same condition of confinement.

In this state, we have to face unexpected stress and frustration. I think some of you are experiencing mental and physical frustration and many kinds of struggle in the human relationship.

Here I would like to introduce a way to overcome this difficult situation.

It is the Medimotion method that we have practiced in the Himalaya Resonance School for the past 20 years.

What is medimotion?

Medimotion is moving meditation. Traditional meditation is doing with a fixed body, for example like this. We stop the movement; just sit still and use the only mind.

But medimotion is meditation with moving freely.

Traditional Meditation is also useful in such an unusual state to listen to your Life and travel various unknown worlds that hidden in your Unconsciousness.

And medimotion is much more useful than meditation in such a confinement state. Because medimotion moves the body freely, it is suitable for your health, and you can meet many more exciting worlds hidden in your darkness of the body. You can do it anywhere, alone, or with your friends.

How to do the medimotion

Please find a quiet place and sit down freely.

There is no rule on the shape of the legs. Any sitting positions are OK.

Imagine that a thread is attached to the top of your head and pulled up. The spinal cord of the body stretches straight.

And imagine that someone pulls a part of your chest forth and back.

The body is moved by someone forward and backward comfortable.

You are moved not only forth and back, but also left and right and up and down. It is with the most comfortable speed and size. Gradually, not only the chest but also various parts of the body will be moved in multiple directions. Please continue it for a while, until your whole body becomes very comfortable.

And you can follow the body with more parts are moved in unexpected directions, arms, legs, hip, stomach, etc.

When your head is moved to on the floor, the legs, which generally support the body, begin to dance in various directions.

That’s all in the beginning process. Please enjoy it thoroughly.

I hope all of you to overcome the "confinement" by medimotion and have a good day. I hope to meet you someday. Thank you for watching it.

If you like it, please proceed to the second stage.

 

 

Let’s overcome the stresses by coronavirus through medimotion

--The second message from Himalaya

 

Listening to very subtle Qualia

In the first message, I shred the way of medimotion. It just follows what someone moves you into various ways.

As you get used to it for a couple of days, you will notice that the various "feelings" at multiple parts of the body are transforming while being moved in the medimotion.

Listen to the subtle feeling in your body. Sometimes you may remind of a forgotten memory or dream. Sometimes some parts of the body want to shake or float. Enjoy being moved by someone in various ways that have never moved before.

This "feeling" is very subtle. It is born and disappears momentarily. You can sense it for a  milisecond and then it disappears or changes to another "feeling".

This subtle feeling is called “Qualia”.

Qualia is everything that Life resonates. Not just human beings, but all living cell’s Life resonates.

The secret of infinite creativity of Life

Qualia has a mysterious characteristic. When a Qualia meets another Qualia, the third new Qualia is born immediately and spontaneously. It is not something you can control by your consciousness. The Qualia resonates with and emerges new Qualia automatically.

For a try, please think of pink Qualia in your head. And remember an elephant Qualia, too. But please. Never imagine a pink elephant Qualia.

How is it?  No, you can’t control it yourself. I think a pink elephant is walking in your head. It is the wonder of Qualia. But this mystery of Qualia is the secret of the infinite creativity of Life.

During you are moved by someone with comfortable speed and size in the medimotion, your daily consciousness will disappear, and you will be in a subconscious body mode.

Only in this subconscious or unconscious state, the infinite creativity of Life that hidden in the darkness of the body can be opened.

Open your creativity to all fields

Medimotion is useful not only for Butoh or dance but also for any channels. If you like painting, please draw the visual images that came up while the body is moving. If you like music, crate a music piece with the audio Qualia that came up with unexpected melodies or rhythms. If you are good at words, write the words that appear one after another in ok. It may become poetry, it can be a long story like a novel. We call all of those as "life resonance art".

After all, the Subbody resonance school has developed into an art center for life resonance arts in all art fields, not just Butoh.

If you are interested in opening the creativity of Life that begins with this medimotion, please visit the Life and Resonance Art Center, once the Coronavirus has disappeared, and you are free to travel.

The Center is open all year round as space where various artists from all over the world come together and resonate freely.

I hope all of you to overcome the "confinement" by medimotion and have a good day. I hope to meet you someday.

 

 
 Fukushima's lie
 
Fukushima Nuclear Radiation Has Contaminated ENTIRE Pacific Ocean 
 
9 years anniversary of Fukushima 3.11

Radioactivity still leaking from Fukushima continues poluting the Pacific Ocean and harming Life.

Remember, this is the most important Life Resonance Qualia that everyone now pretends to have forgotten.


 
What is Creativity of Life | Rhizome Lee 
    07 March 2020

What is creativity?

Our quest has finally come to a critical point.
What is creativity?
The day has come to respond to this question.
The root of creativity is the resonance emergence of Qualia.
Qualia has infinite resonativity (resonance ability).
When Qualia encounter another Qualia, it attracts each other like a magnet, merged into one and new Qualia is born.
This is the secret at the root of the creativity of Life.
No one has yet explored this secret in human history. There was no one solving the secret that what creativity is.
Qualia is Life Resonance itself, but its secret has not been elucidated yet.
Today, only we are about to approach the mystery of the trinity of Life - Resonance - Qualia.

The creativity of Life is based on resonance emergence of Qualia
And only those who noticed the mechanism implicitly gained the ability to open up their hidden creativity. However, there is no example that the secret was told to people.
Certainly, people who focus on creativity secreted by subconscious have appeared recently, and the method leading into the subconscious mode by self-hypnotic techniques has advanced.

The foundation of those phenomena is <Resonant Emergence of Qualia>
Qualia are resonating each other always.
Qualia meet other Qualia automatically and create a new Qualia through resonance.
However, the daily body is not in an environment where free encounters of Qualia and Qualia can be encountered, as it is prisoned by floods of information and Tree-like judgment from day-to-day activities and social life.

Open the closed daily body
The Subbody method is what brings our Life out of the closed state of the daily body and brings it to the subconscious mode which Qualia and Qualia can meet freely in the non-dual and multi-dimensional resonance realm. 

 

 

How can we open infinite creativity as same as Hijikata

 

There is a traditional practice method in Japan.

It is just to follow the form that the master made.

Zeami of Noh master learned the form that his father Kannami made.

Hijikata’s dancers have practiced the form that Hijikata made for a long time. It was believed that it is the only certain way to get it.

However, I have researched why only Hijikata could open such incredible creativity.

I know that Hijikata continued to dig his darkness of the body.

Hijikata wrote,

 

“I’m peeling the darkness of my body.”

 

When we eat a bird, we peel off its wings and peels off the meat. Peel the flesh clinging to the bones of the fish and eat it.

Hijikata continued to dig the darkness of his body as if peeling and eat it for his whole life. And created a lot of creation. That's is the secret!.

If we continue to do the same, we should be able to open up the creativity sleeping in the darkness of the body.

I have continued to sink into the darkness of the body. and I got when we could stop daily consciousness, in the subconscious state we can meet so rich Qualia in the darkness of the body. I noticed that these Qualia should be the infinite creativity of Life.

If we could share this method, anybody become able to open one’ potential creativity as same as Hijikata.

I have started to share the method in Himalaya twenty year ago. It is the origin of Subbody method.



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Transparency 
  29February 2020

What is Transparency?

 

Transparency means not being bound by outside.

Transparency means not being bound by inside.

Transparency means not being bound by anything.


Listen to inside 50%, outside 50%.
Keep this balance exactly to be transparent. Transparency means not being bound by anything, not bound by internal elements and external elements, and we can become Transparent Life. The word of inside and outside is tricky, it changes always depend on the focusing condition.

Subbody mode
For example, when you are subbody mode, inside means inner Qualia; feeling, emotion, desire, memory, imagination and so on, outside means present physical resonance with the environment.

Cobody mode
When we are cobody mode, the outside becomes a friend’s movement and inside becomes yourself.

Subbody=Cobody
mode
In the
performance, the outside becomes the audience and inside becomes the dancers. Performance is the training chance to challenge to be transparent Life in the world. In the performance, we tend to be bound by the word of “Showing”. This word is bound by the daily dualistic illusion. Daily mind=body is bound by the dualistic human illusion of <self and others>, inside is separated firmly from outside, and we are bound by the pressure, “I have to show myself to outside.” But, this word “show” is a dualistic illusion, “I” show something. In the real aspect of Life, there is just Life Resonance> In the resonance, there is no subject, no object, it happens from both side. But, the daily body is bound by the illusion of “I” as the subject, and regard the others as the object. We need to take off all of these illusions to become the Transparent Life. All of us are One Life and performance is the field to share the best of each.

Not being bound by anything
Transparency means not being bound by anything.
It means not bound by yourself, not by the group and not by the audience and the world.

 

There are some useful techniques.

Steal the steps
Not bound by “I”, ego, self, all inner Qualia; feeling, emotion, desire and so on. Zeami said, “Steal the steps”. When you do a strong step or big movement, you steal the sound of steps. Then you can keep the transparent balance. When you want to shout, do it as the “silent shout”, then you are not bound by the emotion. 

Half carrying a secret, half co-create the total Jo-Ha-kyu
When you co-create a cobody piece that your friend initiates, half you co-create the total Jo-Ha-Kyu with finding best timing and spacing, and at the same time always you carry your own secret. Then whole time becomes pure creation.

 

Real-time Resonance
Not bound by the group
totally. Even if you confirmed the Jo-ha-Kyu development with the meeting of group rehearsal, always everyone research the best MA of timing and spacing, and if you find novel resonance pattern, immediately follow it even it is out of confirmation in the meeting. Then Jo-Ha-kyu will be co-created in the real-time Life Resonance.


Riken (Distant) eye
In the performance, if you are afraid of the critical eye of the audience,
swallow it as your Riken (distant) eye. And you can see yourself always and able to find the best MA and resonance pattern. 
What you afraid audience eye means wants of your own Riken (Distant) eye by yourself.

Multiple Life Resonance
Actually, we are living in the multiple resonance world of the Qualia. 
All dualistic judgment and hierarchy are the human illusion.
Become Life!

Become the Transparent Life which is not by anything!
Become Rhizome!
Become a Secret!

 

 

Transparent Riken (Distant) Eyes

 

See yourself by Transparent Distant eyes, and check the following;

 

1. No Duplication

Do not do Duplicate the movement unconsciously. See yourself at each moment from Distant eyes and if you find it, break it, and invent.

 

2. Break your habits

Do not allow your habitual arm position, leg position as usual, and invent novel positions that you have never done at each moment.

 

3. Remember forgotten Qualia

Listen to your Hidden skins, Hidden joints, Hidden fluid and resonate with your Qualia cloud around your body. Those Qualia moves each detail, part, and whole body.

 

4. Subtle control technique

Pass through different Qualia at random, at a different part of your body, in a different direction, with a different rhythm. Remember the <Slow Kanchen>, <Silent speed>, <Listen to subtle Life Resonance>, <Carry density> and <Jumping wild>.

 

5. Mutual Midwife

Either opening all the above points, listen to yourself and others equally. Then, do not regard the issue of the others as a stranger, accept it as your own issue, invent and share the best conditioning that solves it. What we are trying to co-create is a community of the future that we can care for each other.

 

6. Become Transparent

While accepting all of them, slowly your body will become Transparent that is <half passive, half active>, <half outside, half inside>, <half follow, half invent>, <half subconscious, half Transparencious>. These are the basic checkpoint by your <Transparent Distant eyes> at every moment.





 

 
Qualia and String Theory 
 26 February 2020



What is Resonance?

 

The String theory

A revolutionary change in physics happened at the end of 20 Century.

It was the String theory that changed the fundamental view of the Universe. In the 20 Century, the standard physics regarded that everything in the Universe was made of the particle; Molecule, Atom, Quake, and so on. But, the String theory revolted the fundamental view that not the particle but very tiny String is the most fundamental thing.

According to the String theory, all matter and energy are made of the change of resonance pattern of the String which is resonating in the 11 dimensions: 4 Expanding time and space dimensions and 7 tiny curled-up dimensions (Calabi Yau space) in the Plank length which is the smallest scale in the Universe. 

Plank length: 1m(-33)=0000000000000000000000000000000001m


Calabi-Yau Hidden space

All kinds of matters and energies (Gravity, Electro-magnetic power, Strong power, Weak power) are made of the change of resonance pattern of 11-dimensional resonance of the String, but after Big-Bang that was happened 4.6 billion years ago, only 1-time dimension and 3 space dimensions are expanded. The other subtle 7 space dimensions are still cured in the Plank length.





Resonance patterns of the String are infinite.

If it is allowed to expand the String theory to Life, also Life must be born as a special resonance pattern of the String. We can suppose that the specialty of Life is that Life can catch the subtle change of own resonance pattern as the Qualia. Other material can’t feel the Qualia and can’t recognize the change of the state of the matter itself. This is the essential difference between physical material and Life. Though no scientist notices it.

Listen to the Subtle Qualia 
When we became the subconscious mode through the Medimotion  (See chapter 4), we can catch a Subtle Qualia stream in the darkness of the body.
Listen to them carefully for 24-hour, All of them are a precious source of your creation.




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Free Traffic of non Dual and Dual Qualia 

21 February 2020

Conditioning N0. 8.

Non-dual and Eight channels



Listen to the Non-dual Qualia

 

When we calm down our daily mind and body by Medimotion and start to listen to the body, at first we feel something undefined which we can’t distinguish what it is; “Is this sensation? Imagination? Dream? Illusion? feeling?”. It seems something mixed all of them. We call it “Non-dual” Qualia. Life of the hundred trillion cells of our body is resonating with multiple Qualia of Gravity, Sunshine, Air, temperature, moisture, sound and so on. Not only those of present physical Qualia but also memories of them reserved in the cell as the four billion years Life memories. Qualia are resonating with those multiple and non-dual Qualia and changing always. That why we can’t recognize it clearly.

When we continue to listen to with medimotion, or self-researching with changing body position, sometimes the Qualia appear through a channel, and it becomes clear to recognize as the bodily sensation like warm/cold, heavy/light and so on. Sometimes it appears as the spontaneous movement, sometimes visit us as a visual image, or audio image of voice, sound or music. Sometimes as an emotion, human relationship Qualia or world image=self-image, or a word or phrase and so on.

This is the Rhizome=Tree sway of the Qualia. In other words, Non-dual=dual sway. Qualia is always swaying between them. Listen to it transparently and follow it by your whole body=mind.

 

 

 

Fig.2 Qualia are streaming among non-dual and eight channels

 

Dancing between Non-dual and dual Qualia

 

See the fig.2. The most of Qualia, maybe over 99.9999% Qaulia are non-dual and Rhizome without any orders and hierarchy. They are hidden in our hundred trrrilion cell’s Life memories. Out brain can’t recognize it.

But through medimotion, our body’s cells become able to remind it, and appear at some channels Qaulia; sometimes bodily sensation, spontaneous movement, visual fantasy, audio body sound, emotion, human relationship, world-self-image and Qualia thinking and so on.

Hunt the moment and follow it by your whole body=mind=brain, it become your subbody-cobody.

We are waiting for people who want to develop this Life Resonance Art method into, Art therapy, Dance therapy, Music therapy and so on.

This is the way everyone can become a unique artist in the world.

 

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HOME --We are One Life on this planet
 15 February 2020


We are One Life on the planet 

I want to share the biggest mysteries for me. It is what is Life, what is Qualia and what is Resonance.


What is Life?

 

Scientists tried to define Life in various ways such as self-replication, self-organization, etc. But all the Life theory have been overlooked one point that only Life can sense the Qualia and thereby able to control itself.  Modern Life research is limited to material research on DNA and genes, and Life cannot be viewed radically as something that resonates and swaying between material and non-material.

Life is a special being which can resonate with subtle Qualia. Qualia is everything that cell’s Life resonates with; Qualia of Gravity, Sunshine, Air, Weather, Temperature, Moisture, Sound, Smell and not only those present and physical Qualia but also inner Qualia which is reserved in the cell as the Life memory.

The newborn Life had very few resonance patterns with the environment. Life could get new resonance pattern through the experience and transfer it to the next generation. Then present cells have much richer resonance patterns of Qualia. Life can recognize the change of its own cell’s condition through resonance with Qualia and has a special ability to reserve it as the cellular memory.

 

What practice do we need to become Life?

1. Listen to Life at each moment every day, and ask your Life.
"What do you want to do the most?"

I have kept asking the question every day for the last twenty years.
This is the basic in the basic task for becoming Life.
Without this, nothing happens.
Just keep listening to Life.
I do not know what is Life. 
It is one of the biggest mysteries I've met.
Because Life is a huge complex mystery and secret.
Thinking ordinary, Life has three phases.

(1) Life of an individual

If I die, it's just the end of everything. I was caught by that in the past.
However, we cannot catch the Life only by it.

(2) Life of cell

Our body consists of 100 trillion cells. Every single cell has Life. And each cell has been living for 4 billion years. Each one has Life memories of 4 billion years. Our beings are the resonance body of 100 trillion cell's Life.

(3) Life as a Life Tide
Not only our human cells but also all living cells continued to live for 4 billion years. From the origin cell that was born 4 billion years ago to today, with differentiated into various species and changing shapes. It is a single huge Life that has to be called a big Life Tide. Life is ONE.

Life needs to be regarded as integrating all three phases.
Listen to Life and keep listening.

 

We are oneness multiple Life 

consider the fact that these creatures lives have continued from the original life which appeared on the planet four billion years ago. It is one huge long continuous Life made up of multiple oneness. Everybody is a part of this oneness of Life. One of the best places where I have danced! Living creatures are more or less so similar. I and amoeba are not so different from each other. I enjoy this awareness. We are just participants in the oneness of multiple lives. It is so great to taste! 

Quietness for Becoming Life

We need extreme quietness to become Life.
We have to escape from the big noise of being human
. We have to forget that we are human. We have to stop thinking and taking care of the circumstances.
How is it possible for students who have arr
ived at the Himalayas from noisy modern societies to achieve infinite silence?
At first, we have to know that we need a million times deeper quietness than the daily life that we live.
I entered this quiet realm one summer. When we understand what real quietness is, we can listen to the subtle sway of Life and Life resonance. Then we can enter the new dimensions of investigation of Life.



  

What is the Life Resonance Butoh?

 We resonate with all Life’s suffering and pain on the earth. All creatures are ONE LIFE of four billion years old. Become Life and resonate as Life. It is the Life Resonance Butoh. 
We are aiming the Life Resonance Revolution in all over the world. Come to Himalaya and join us to open your infinite creativity, originality, and
resonativity (resonance ability) of Life.
 

Butoh transmitted from Life to Life is Life Resonance Butoh.



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Listening to hidden Qualia 

10 february 2020

Hidden joints

 

Metamorphose from a hidden joint
our daily bodies have forgotten so many functions.
The tail is no longer used for the devolution, but we have still the nerve around the tail.
When we imagine the image of the tail in a movement it helps us so much.
sternoclavicular joints (the joint between chest bone and color bone), and sacroiliac joints (sacrum and pelvis) are also forgotten joints.
Try to move these hidden joints very slowly into three-dimensional directions and taste the Qualia. 
If you feel deep resonance at a movement, it is an entrance to your hidden bodies.

 

Chest Joint (Sternoclavicular joint)

Move both collarbones forward. The heart fades just a little. Move them even forward, the heart is closed and has been excruciating.
The constellation of the skeleton is changing, introverted self comes out.
Close the chest in addition. We can meet the stony-self who closed to the outside world.
Move both color bones backward. The extroverted character is coming out.
Move them upward. We can remember when we fail something, we shrug one's shoulder.
Move more and our neck disappear like a tortoise shrunken his head.
Move both collarbones down to the bottom. You become a long neck. Move neck with becoming birds and horses.
Move both color bones breading out to the clavicle. 
The sternoclavicular joint is spreading like a free bird chest.
Move both collarbones in a narrow. The sternoclavicular joint is fixed.
Move more, and then chest closed like a fish and snake which doesn't have a chest.
Swim just like a fish with only spine work.

 

 

Sacrum joint (Sacroiliac joint)
Move both pelvises forward. Close to the pelvis and chest. The basic constellation of skeleton changes.
You may metamorphose as a prudent character like an armadillo.
Move both pelvises backward. The sternoclavicular joint also spread to a diplomatic, an arrogant personality comes out.
Move the top of both pelvises closer. The knee becomes X leg, Chest also closed, Twist the arm to the limit. You meet a strange character who was folded in the darkness of the body.
Move the bottom of pelvis closer. At the top of the pelvis is spread to a pregnant mother's position, you can experience the body feeling of pregnancy. Walk with taking care of the baby. You can know what the mother is a little something. Separate both pelvises away from the sacrum. When the distance between the pelvises become maximum, your pelvis becomes the delivery position.
Remember the experience which everybody has been experienced at once.
Move both pelvises close to the sacrum. The pelvis is fixed. 
And even closer to the pelvis, your body becomes a snake or fish.
Swim with using the only spine just like a snake and fish swimming.

 

 

Hidden joints of the hands and feet

similarly, move the hidden joints of the hands and feet slowly with a three-dimensional direction.
Center/edge change: Move from the center of the body (Sternoclavicular, sacroiliac), and from the edge of the body; from the tip of a finger, toe. Switch from center to edge, and reverse.
Bottom/top change: Wave coming up from the bottom of the body like a plant, and move from the top of the head like an animal. Switch from bottom wave to top wave, top wave to bottom wave.

Jaw joint and hidden eye movement
Move jaw joint three-dimensional directions, and move eyes in an oblique direction.
You can meet various hidden characters depending on the degree of twisting. Jocular self, full of ideas, cunning personality, curious character, and so on. When you meet a stranger, slowly become a friend.

 

 

Hidden muscles

 

To open anatomical transparent eyes for the darkness of the body help us to transform the weakened body.
Our daily bodies are bound by rough and large movement by using big surface muscles. Also, normal dance, sports are bound by the same rough and large movements.
But we have deep layer muscles under these surface large muscles.
They are not straight but spiral and connect bones beyond plural joints. They are forgotten by the daily body and dissociated into the unconscious realm. I call it "Hidden muscle".
We need to inhibit the gross daily body which is bound by only large surface muscles at first.
Then we can listen to the subtle signal by transparent eye for subbody which is connected to hidden muscle and hidden Qualia. To open other dimensions which do not exist in the daily world with using hidden muscles and hidden Qualia is one of the essences of Butoh technique.  

Hidden muscles in spine and body
When we remove large surface muscles like a large back muscle, chest muscles, and stomach muscles, the longest straight spine muscle appears (fig.1).

 

Fig. 1  Middle layer muscle of the back

This muscle is used to keep the body straight with using bottom muscles together.
When we change the degree of contraction of then, we can control the flexibility of the body. 
For the meditation and Zen sitting, we control them in a medium degree of contraction. 
For transforming stone or puppet, we contract them in maximum degree.
When we release them in each degree, we can transform from solid body to liquid body and vaporized body according to the degree.
When we remove the longest spine muscle, we can find tiny muscles which connect each spine in different dimensions (fig2).

Fig. 2  deep layer muscle of the back

We use these hidden muscles to transform the weakened body.
The skull and each neck spine bones, collar bones, shoulder blades are connected by many tiny hidden muscles in different directions; straight, diagonal and spiral (fig3).

Fig. 3  between skull and neck

The spine and pelvis and leg bones are connected by psoas major which is the biggest hidden muscle. (Fig 4)


Fig. 4  Psoas major

normally we use poses to bend the body and to raise leg forward.
We inhabit these big movements of poses; we just contract poses a little for shortening the leg and subtle swaying.

Hidden muscles of legs and arms 

Most of the hidden muscles run trans plural joints and connects bones apart spirally.

When we stop surface muscles and use the hidden muscles, a strange movement which does not exist in the daily human world appears.

Not made by the head, but following subbodies which live in the darkness of body.

Subbodies have their own Qualia, image, timing, rhythm, we just follow them, and we can sink down another dimension.

 

  

Fig. 5  lower leg

Fig. 6  forearm

The daily body can control only large and rough muscle; big hip muscle, long thigh muscle, hamstrings, and so on.
We need them for daily movement and sports, all kinds of dance, but for weakened Butoh, we start to inhibit the rough and large movements, then we can meet subtly hidden Qualia which are folded in the hidden muscles.
When we control them in contraction and release independently, we can transform any kinds of hidden bodies; not-me body, proto bodies, puppet body, humanoid body and weakened body which is swaying between death and Life.

Long process to become Butoh body
To transform the weakened body, we need both of long training to listen to the subtle Qualia of the darkness of body, and to be able to control subtle swaying of each part of the body in different dimensions by using hidden muscles.
It takes a long time.
Tatsumi Hijikata also needed for five years after the legendary aggressive performance of "Nikutai no hanran" (The rebellion of the body, 1968, Japan), to transform the weakened body which dies down all gross movement of dance he learned and completed the weakened body Butoh.
Start from training for controlling each hidden muscle independently.

Next stage is the trans joints movements with becoming another being in different dimensions.
Always aware of subtly hidden Qualia which are folded in hidden muscles, hidden joints, hidden cavities, and hidden skins by opening a transparent mind, then you can transform another being which lives in different dimensions.

When hidden Qualia which are folded in your hidden part of the body and subtle hidden movement become oneness, the weakened body Butoh begins from there.
Take off all conditions as a human.
Become an unknown being swaying between this world and another world.
Look at this living world by dead eyes from another world
.


 

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Rhizome=Tree Free Traffic 

05 February 2020


Free Traffic among Rhizome and Tree

What is Rhizome?

 

The Rhizome is the raw form of Life without the time concept.

We have to wake up the Rhizome awareness. We, humans, have forgotten it for a long time while of the recent five thousand years history after the Tree-like Hierarchy system as Nation-State appeared.

But, all human history of millions of years we human lived without Tree-like hierarchy. Also, Life has no hierarchy, it is real Rhizome. So, Rhizome is the Origin of Life, and at the same time the future image of the human. 

We are bound by both of the inner Tree-like hierarchy, and outer Tree-like hierarchy system which supports each other. 

Inner Tree-like hierarchy system is “I”, Ego, Self, Identity, Language thinking and dualistic judgment of good/bad, right/wrong, in/out, top/bottom, beautiful/ugly and so on.

Outer Tree-like hierarchy systems are ancient of human relationships; Nation-state, Law, Religion, Moral and so on.

Being bound by them, the modern human couldn’t open the hidden potentiality of infinite Creativity, Originality, and Resonativity (resonance ability) (= resonance ability) of Life. 

The rhizome is released from all of those binds of the Tree-like hierarchy system.

But, the important thing is not bound by any dualism. Rhizome and Tree are always swaying and transforming beyond the difference.

Sometimes, Tree will be born in the Rhizome, and some parts of Tree become Rhizome. I hope not to forget the Rhizome=Tree sway always.

 

 

The characteristics of Rhizome are the following;

 

1. The rhizome can open infinite Creativity, Originality, and Resonativity (resonance ability) (= resonance ability).

Rhizome has both the principle of Independence and Resonance.

 

2. The rhizome can connect freely, separate flexible without bound by any hierarchy.

 

3. The rhizome is not only bound by the Tree but also not bound by Rhizome. In case of necessity, Rhizome can take responsibility for everything in the world, initiate any activity, involve others and organize the best resonance pattern, and able to follow others and promote it as well.

 

4. The rhizome can segment the body infinitely into cell level and each part can transform into diverse Qualia.

 

5. Each part can deterritorialize from the original place and reterritorialize new space. The rhizome can become Nomad beyond any borders.

 

Deleuze and Guattari wrote;

 

 

“A rhizome has no beginning or end; it is always in the middle, between things, interbeing, intermezzo. The tree is filiation, but the rhizome is alliance, uniquely alliance. The tree imposes the verb "to be" but the fabric of the rhizome is the conjunction, "and ... and ... and..."

The middle is by no means an average; on the contrary, it is where things pick up speed. 

A stream without beginning or end that undermines its banks and picks up speed in the middle.”

 

 

Free Traffic among Rhizome and Tree

 

In above, I focused on to describe the difference between Rhizome and Tree. But, the most important thing is not to be bound by all dualistic judgments. There is no dualism at all in the Universe except human illusion.

What I wrote above is to explain the words of Rhizome and Tree. Language is obsessed with dualism, so it can be read as if the two were in a fundamental conflict. However, the essence of Rhizome is to reveal that dualism is an illusion. Rhizome can convert into Tree anytime, anywhere, and Tree can change to Rhizome.

But, during I have continued to travel in the darkness of the body for decades, especially after encountering a novel discovery, I was often trapped by a dualistic belief Immediately, “It must be this.” But, the dualism that believes this is right, that is wrong exists only in human illusion. In the Life realm, there is no right/wrong, good/bad.

The traps that I have been bound by are the following;

“We must be Rhizome.”, “We have to stop language consciousness at all.”, “Conditioning must be Medimotion.”, “Butoh must be the Weakened body Butoh.” etc.

But during the continuation of the travel, I noticed the reason why I was bound by them is that they are always swaying among the opposite state. The Rhizome is swaying with Tree always. Language consciousness is swaying between subconscious Qualia through <Qualia language> that is the intermediate-term. Qualia become language and language transforms into Qualia. The Medimotion is also swaying between the traditional meditation. To listen to the sway is pretty richer than being bound by only one side. We can touch the actual darkness of the body. 

During 20 years history of the Subbody school, there were some old students that were denied by my temporarily dualistic belief. I want to apologize to all of them and hope to share this deeper finding of Non-dualDual sway, RhizomeTree sway, QualiaLanguage sway, SubconsciousConsciousness sway, MedimotionMeditation sway, Weakened bodyStrong body and so on.

We all are travelers in the middle way of travel.



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Toward Future of I  
 

Why did the daily body lose creativity?

 

Why the subconscious body (subbody) has infinite creativity?

The fundamental logic of the subbody method came out transparently.
The reason why the subbody had to be submerged in the darkness of the body after being dissociated from the daily body, was because the subbody had Qualia that could not resonate well with this world.
The daily body gathers only Qualia that can resonate well, and repeated infinitely, and eventually developed a strong ego, identity, self-dynamism.
"I am strong", "I am kind", we knit a story of self-identity by gathering good Qualia that can affirm ourselves. And we try to reinforce the same story of ego every day.
All the Qualia that have leaked from it are driven to the darkness of the body as a subbody=cobody. The Qualia that resonate only once, know what is unacceptable in this world, sink deep into the darkness of the body without repeating its anymore.
So, to encounter the subbody the followings are important;
1. Search Qualia that Life could not resonate well.
2. Find Qualia that has never been repeated.
3. They might be immobilized in Qualia of <Kan (disability)> such as stiffness, blockage, habit, disability of mind and body, and are hidden somewhere in the darkness of mind and body.
It is especially important to focus on these three points.
It was these Qualia that Hijikata Tatsumi kept collecting throughout his life.
I was able to encounter this solution finally by closely observing the branch point between the subbody and the daily body.
While tasting those Qualia collected by Hijikata by the body, their common points soaked into the body naturally.
Deleuze which I have been reading for many years also helped in this understanding.

"The possibility of future creation is buried in things that have never been repeated" ("Difference and repetition")

Deleuze observed the daily body rather than the subbody and found the fact that "I", ego and identity repeatedly wear the same Qualia infinitely. They are only of what was old second-hand Qualia. It is arranged by tree-like hierarchical order. There is nothing fresh. Daily bodies are alienated from creativity because they are repeating the same thing.
With this, the reasons why the daily body are alienated from art and creation were also clarified.
And also why creativity is packed only in Life of the subconscious body.
I knew it from the experience of the body, but I could not explain logically until now.
Deleuze, thank you.
With this, we can add some new to the points of ordinary "Sati" (awareness that can be obtained by listening to the subtle Qualia).
Until now, we focused to be aware of when inner language talking comes up, we notice and stop it.
When we are caught in emotions, not expressing it as it is, but swallow it and wait for fermentation to a novel creation in the body.
Instead of obeying such a large inclination, we focus on listening to some sort of uncomfortable Qualia that Life cannot resonate well.
In addition to these, even when it is repeating the same Qualia, do notice it and stop immediately.
Life is short. It is unendurable to keep on repeating the same thing and getting old.
Stopping it at that moment and continue listening to the subtle Qualia of the three points above.
Let's keep listening with the subbody mode as possible as long, possibly for 24 hours.
This is the secret to living the life of full creativity every day.
Hijikata became the subconscious body and found the important Kan (disabled) Qualia to listen to.
Deleuze continued to criticize the daily body of the contemporary world and had reached the solution.
A half-century passed since I started the struggle with both. And finally, the two became one.
Both of them tried to bring novel creation to mankind. It is natural that they are connected.
However, this is the first time that the logic of the connection is discovered and they become one by resonance.
Both of them tried to bring a new creation to mankind. It is natural that you are connected.
However, this is the first time that is found the logic of the connection and discovered that it will become one by resonance.
The Tree Rhizome method that freely travels back and forth between daily consciousness and subconscious body is finally obtained a rich result.
It will open up a brilliant way that anyone can do.
Let's spread the Life Resonant Art to the world and turn everyone's
Life into Art.

 
 Sangeeta Foreever Rhizome Lee
 
A Girl / Tatsumi Hijikata 
09,January, 2020

The last Butoh of Hijikata

       Tatsumi Hijikata left a long Butoh-fu for his last solo, “Quiet House”, 1973. We can learn the essence of the last stage of the weakened body method and so much rich advice for creation. It has multi-dimensional Qualia at different levels, categories, channels. Because the world of life has no levels, no categories, no channels. He called it the “Hidden logic world”. We need to enter the hidden world by stopping ego, self, thinking and all kinds of human binds if we want to learn from Hijikata Butoh really. It is the only one narrow way to be subbody to enter the hidden world which Hijikata used to sink down.

              That is the reason why many people could not understand his essence of butoh, and so many independent interpretations made confusion about butoh.

              Butoh-fu for “Quiet House” 

The Butoh-fu is made of 250 lines. Each sentence has a different dimension, category, level, and channel.

  “The red god”

  A girl who plans evil deeds in the rain
  Keep the face of the floor throughout the whole time

  Stick to a face of salmon as a monomaniac
  A stuffed Spring

  A nest of the forest, a nest of eyes, a moth which is put on a wood plate

  A vaporized caramel artisan or the Christ which is drawn as a picture of samurai in combat

  A fine spider’s thread which runs on the forehead

  A beggar
  The lower back of the cat

  Other worlds

  A garbage disposal place

  When I rubbed a mirror, there was a swaying shadow of the flower

  A fragile sound collapsed in a storage barn

  A canning factory

  Regenerate a reduction by X

  Behind the mirror

This is the first paragraph of the score which has 27 paragraphs.

Slowly we enter the world of the score.

  “The red god”

The god is a kind of archetype which we share in the collective unconsciousness. But the appearances are various types of god archetypes in different cultures and ages in human history.

The concept of God in Japan and in Western culture is different, in Japanese tradition, there are eight millions of god. It is influenced by animism.  Hijikata transformed it in an original way as the red god. We need to change the archetype in an original way. Otherwise, we are bound by the archetype. What does the red god mean?  Nobody knows. It is a secret of Hijikata. We can only guess the mystic Qualia.  Hijikata did not dance by his daily conscious mind, but he danced with listening to the Qualia which something moved him. He just named the mystic unknown something which moved him as “Red god”. He was always resonating with different dimensions.

  A girl who plans evil deeds in the rain

A girl lived in the darkness of his body, sometimes the girl moved then also Hijikata had to move in the different dimensional way as if the girl stands up, Hijikata has to fall down. When the planning of the girl developed, also something influenced Hijikata’s movement. 

  Keep the face of the floor throughout the whole time

The face of the floor is a flat empty face like an ash body; Hijikata keeps it from the beginning to the end as the basic face, with listening to the subtle change of it. When the floor was stepped, it becomes dirty; a water drop may affect it.   

  Stick to a face of salmon monomaniacal

Into the floor face, sometimes some strange tendencies come up from the darkness. One of them is this. A monomaniac hidden tendency which sticks to a face of salmon face comes up. Salmon has terrible strong eyes and mouths like a hawk. Find your own hidden tendencies which are folded in the darkness of the body. Dance with resonating all of them.
  A stuffed spring

A stuffed thing is one of the main characters in his weakened butoh. A stuffed bird keeps its shape for a long time after death; it has another slow time which is a different tempo of the living bird.  After fifty years of being put away in the closet, the stuffed bird becomes fragile with eaten by bugs. If we touch it, it will be collapsed down as dust in a moment. The stuffed Spring means a kind of stuffed world condition. The characteristics of Spring as warmth become a limit of fragility. Hijikata Butoh is performed between the hidden world and the visible world.

  A nest of the forest, a nest of eyes, a moth which is put on a wood plate

Nest” is one of the important terms which were used often in the Hijikata method. It means a conglomerate of the Qualia group. Nest of eyes includes so many kinds of eyes as rotten eyes, glass ball eyes, dead eyes, salmon eyes, “Riken” eyes ( eyes which watch you from outside), and so on. Also, the forest is the conglomerate of unknown mystic Qualia. Therefore the nest of the forest means a conglomerate of the conglomerate. It is a metaphor of the complex and mystic multi-dimensional world of different unknown Qualia. Even a dead moth on a wood plate is resonating with subtle Qualia in the multi-dimensional realm.      

  A vaporized caramel artisan or the Christ which is drawn as a picture of samurai in combat

In the non-dual and multi-dimensional world, everything is swaying between presence and absence, between now and another time. Hijikata had worked at the caramel artisan factory in his young age. The Qualia of artisan were already vaporized and it transforms the Qualia of Christ which are drawn as samurai pictures. The caramel artisan, Christ, and samurai are swaying in the mixed Qualia at the hidden realm.

  A fine spider’s thread which runs on the forehead

  A beggar

  The lower back of the cat

Also, these Qualia are resonating in his various parts of the body as a nest; sometimes they come out and pass through.  

  Behind world

Always he is resonating with many kinds of other worlds behind this world. He called it “Behind World”. The resonance is happening without our intention. It is beyond our consciousness, but Hijikata noticed it transparently. What is another world behind you?  Is it the dead world by the war?  Your forgotten memories?  Fetus dreams? Hidden hopes?  Unhappiness in the world?  Be aware of all of them and dance with them.

  A garbage disposal place

Also, this is Qualia of the behind world. Contact the world through various perspectives. (10, 11, 12, 16 and the red god are the variations of behind world in different perspectives). 

  When I rubbed a mirror, there was a swaying shadow of the flower

We can contact subtle signals of the various behind world. Remember the moment when you have contacted them. The inner hidden memories and present behaviors are always resonating. It is so subtle. Then our daily mind ignores them. When we stop daily consciousness, we can feel them.

  A fragile sound has collapsed in a storage barn

When we notice a subtle unknown sound from the invisible place, our lives guess them “What is it?”  The resonance between inner Qualia and outer Qualia happens. Life is always shivering with the unknown signal from the invisible world. Continue to listen in them, and open your transparent resonativity. 

  A canning factory

This might be also one of the inner memories of Hijikata. You can replace it with your own hidden memory.  

  A reduction by X, and regeneration

A reduction is a decrease in something, in the size, shape, or amount and so on. To regenerate means to return something to the former condition. Hijikata extended the meaning of it to the maximum. X can be anything. We can reduce everything by any element. A reduction by size is to resize something into a small size. Regeneration is to return the former size. Hijikata used this method to expand our imagination to the maximum. He researched the sunken logic before the world of the separation between self and others.

To reduce a movement by time is to be slow or to be still.  To reduce a bird by time means a living bird becomes a stuffed bird. It is also to decrease the time dimension from the four dimensions which we are familiar with in the daily world. When we reduce one space dimension from a three-dimensional landscape, the landscape becomes a two-dimensional map. To regenerate it means to increase a space dimension, then the map returns three-dimensional landscapes.

To reduce an adult by time is to return him a baby or fetus. When we amplify it to the limit, a human returns an origin life as a cell. When we can expand our imagination to the maximum, we can transform anything beyond time and space. This is one of the main hidden techniques of Hijikata to see the world in different ways. 

To reduce a human by strength means that the human becomes a weakened body. To reduce a human by life strength means that the living human becomes dead. This is a universal magic method of Hijikata butoh.

  Behind the mirror

What is there?  What could you see? Don’t think. Just feel it. Open the universal transparent mind and body toward the multidimensional life resonance between visible things and the invisible world.   

 

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Flower of Kan (Disability) Rhizome Lee Video Lecture 
06,January, 2020

Flower of “Kan”

1. A subtle bodily sensation of the beginning of 'Kan'

When Life meets something unable to resonate well, a subtle bodily sensation visits us. It is the sign of the beginning of 'Kan'.
Hijikata caught the subtle sensation exactly as the following.
It is so subtle and strange that the daily body ignores or cannot notice, but when we stop daily gross consciousness, everybody can catch it. 

Squeaky air
Being gouged and melt
Plants crawl the temple
Birds fly away from the temple
Stain on the wall infinitely
Crack
Blurred flowers wander
The itch
I disappeared into the haze
Whereabouts of the body are placed into the body
Multi-Layering of nerve mescaline
Trapped in the mesh of the moment
Rain to diarrhea
A doll smolders Busubusu
Wire in the body
Locomotive passes through the inside of the body
Consisting of margin
Viewed by the bird's-eye
Attacked by light
Spider web of light
The ankle was bitten by a rabbit
The internal organs hanging out of the body
The neck of the crane extending from the internal organs
Follow on the waterways of the internal organs
The face which is put painted inside
Blurred face going forward
Peeling
Breath is sucked up
Breeding of dust
Transformed into the face of the grave keeper
A draft that permeates the back teeth
Open pelvic tail grows
The old woman being kissed
Surrounding exactly what ambiguous
Touch of a fingertip to trace the grain
Being confined to the crystal
Passing of the myriad gaze
Gaze to split the space
Wander the inside of the ear
Burnt feathers
Locked in a small room in the chest
Pulling pus loose
A fool being chased
Girl approaching from a distant forest
Rising up with the darkness gradually
Leaves fall in the cranium one by one
(Butoh Score in Hijikata's words from

2. Condensed 'Kan' on a part of body and mind
When an unsolved problem stays on the body for a long time, it condenses and causes an abnormality of the body. These are the typical 'Kan'.

 

Rock cicada’s eye

Retracted scrap

Man of pock
A strange person who pinches
Firm with remaining blurred
Child drooling
Internal organ dried up completely
A person with a Gibbs
Goya face of pus
The face of the pomegranate tooth
The face of the dried flower
Face being put painted inside
Face blurred forward
Right eye and the left half of the face is melting
Eyes of the cicada of rock
Scabs twitched
Dark sooty face
The face of the forest
Origin of nail and teeth
A small shrine of the eyes and mouth cavity
Absolute save less face appears
Raisin eyes of an old woman
Man dividing meat

3. Being itself becomes 'Kan'
'Kan' developed to the whole body. Being itself transforms 'Kan'.
The final condition of 'Kan'

Flermem bedridden for 25 years
Stunted young grave keeper 
Hunchback
Sloppy girl
Looming horse 
Auschwitz
Ghost playing the organ
Girl of cataract 
Stuffed Flermen
The collapse of the beggar
Smoldering doll 'Busubusu'
The face of a bear on the back of the mask
Pigeon-toed gecko
Stuffed spider's web 
Generation and dismantling of the doll by soil
People who are made ​​of dust
Who has been put paint on the wall

A ghost with a child's face in his mouth

A cow of Density

Madman of child paralysis

A dangerous person who seems to be collapsed

The pope with the coat of the steam pus

The dark bottle stands dangerous

Auschwitz overlaps to the insects dancing on paper

A girl wrapped in the behind the darkness

A ghost with a child’s face in his mouth

A cow of Density

Madman of child paralysis

A dangerous person who seems to be collapsed

The pope with the coat of the steam pus

The dark bottle stands dangerous

Auschwitz overlaps to the insects dancing on paper

A girl wrapped in the behind the darkness

 (Butoh-fu Picked up from Hijikata's student's notebook.)

Mix of Bugs walk and Flower of Kan

Replace the world change Qualia of the Bugs walk by world=self change Qualia of Flower of Kan as the following;

Squeaky air
Stain on the wall infinitely

Crack
Blurred flowers wander

I disappeared into the haze

Whereabouts of the body are placed into the body

Trapped in the mesh of the moment

Rain to diarrhea

Consisting of margin

The internal organs hanging out of the body

Peeling

Surrounding exactly what ambiguous

Being confined to the crystal

Wander the inside of the ear

Burnt feathers

Locked in a small room in the chest

Rising up with the darkness gradually

Leaves fall in the cranium one by one

Rock Cicada’s eye

The face of the forest

Absolute save less face appears

Man dividing meat

Flermem bedridden for 25 years

Stunted young grave keeper

Auschwitz

Stuffed Flermem

The collapse of the beggar

Stuffed spider’s web

Generation and dismantling of the doll by soil

People who are made of dust

Who has been put paint on the wall

A ghost with a child’s face in his mouth

A dangerous person who seems to be collapsed

Auschwitz overlaps to the insects dancing on paper

Kan Walk

We study Kan Qualia that Hijikata collected for his whole life.
Kan means Life couldn't resonate well. The most Butohtic Qualia. We studied them in the 212 Chapter of "The Butoh", and I selected as a Kan Walk butoh-fu as the following.

Kan Walk
1. Start from Ash walk or own weakened body
2. Squeaky air
3. A plant grows up from inner organ to temple
4. A bird flying away from the temple
5. Place the whereabouts into your body
6. A locomotive passes in your body
7. Gauged and melt
8. Wire in the body
9. Stain into the wall
10 Crack
11. Rock cicada's eye
12 Torn God
13. Flermen or your own Kan body


 

 

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The Encounter with Hijikata Butoh | Rhizome Lee 
02 January, 2020
The Encounter with Hijikata Butoh

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Encounter with Hijikata Butoh


              When I first saw Tatsumi Hijikata performed butoh, my young soul was broken. Shivering, I could barely stand.
It was 1972. Hijikata's Butoh Company, HangiDaitohKan, performed at the Seibu Theatre of Kyoto University in Japan. I was twenty-three years old. Throughout the performance, several dancers were hiding under old tatami mats on the stage. When they finally emerged, moving as if dying, like the collapsed bodies of people poisoned by mercury, someone started crying in the depths of my heart.
              Twenty-five years later, I decided to become a butoh dancer. Hijikata was already dead, but the impact of his performance, which I saw in 1972, lingered for twenty-five years in my body and mind. Sinking into the darkness of my body, I began my investigation into butoh, exploring why I needed to do butoh.
              In the year 2000, I moved from Japan to the Indian Himalayas to find a small space in which to practice butoh. Modern society was too busy and too full of information; it was hard to listen to the silence of my body in Japan.
              The first thing I discovered was that when my consciousness becomes quiet enough and calms down to the same level as my subconscious, I can feel the whole flow of Qualia(*1) streaming in my body, very delicately and precisely.
By searching within this Qualia flow in the darkness of the body, I finally found the Subbody Butoh Method that Hijikata must have found and entered forty years earlier, although he could not teach it to his students. 
 
           I coined the term ‘subbody’ to denote the subconscious body. In the realm of the subconscious, the subconscious and the body are not separate as they are in the normal thinking world. In the non-dual, multi-dimensional realm of Qualia and life resonance, they become one.

         For the last two decades in the Himalayas, I have been creating a method for searching for the seeds of butoh by sinking into the darkness of the body. The Subbody Resonance Butoh Method is for everyone to learn how to develop their own butoh dance.

What is Butoh?

I have found three essential components to Hijikatas butoh:

1. To abandon all conditions of being human, and to transform into Shisha (a dead channel or receiver) and the suijakutai (weakened or collapsed body) which resonates with spirits of the dead, insane, and handicapped.

2.  To enter dimensions other than the human world, and to become beings of these other worlds.

3.  To look at the living world as dead, from a world beyond. 

Hijikata often said to his students,

 “Never forget to abandon all conditions of ‘human’.”

This is the most important part of changing from a normal being to a butoh being. If you hang on to the concept of ‘human’, you will never transform into another being.

By throwing off the narrow concept of a modern human, we can enter into another world, in which multi-dimensional Qualia streams are flowing and changing. Pre-modern people lived here. In this world, there is equality between humans and animals, and the living and the dead communicate with each other as friends.

Hijikata invented a way to expand the concept of ‘human’ by opening one's abilities to enter into other dimensions and come back to this modern world freely.

3. The third essence is to look at the living world from another world, as one of the dead.
When we become an inhabitant of the dead world and look to the world of the living, we can see that this living world is full of resonance between Qualia - light, the sound, wind, and so on.

              How brilliant they are! How special the living world is!
Through this experience, we can see the daily world in a new light. It opens another art of human living. (I will write about this more precisely later.)

These three transformations are the essentials of Hijikata's Butoh.

              The other characteristics are not important. The white painted face, the ganimata (O-shaped legs), the slow-motion, etc. are just surface appearances of butoh.
Butoh was a big invention in human history because it expanded the concept of the ‘human’ by opening the ability for resonance with other dimensions. It opened a new art of human living. It must be very clear that this did not come from the surface appearances of butoh.
              Michel Foucault predicted that "When a new art of thinking and living is invented, the concept of the human will vanish like letters written in the sand, washed away by the ocean waves."

Yes, butoh is the ocean waves, which will wash away the old, narrow concept of ‘human’.




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01 January, 2020
A Happy Four Billionth New Year Of Life!

Let's open the eyes of Life


We renew the site name to "Life Resonance Himalaya", as the 15th year anniversary of it since 2005.
We need to take off the narrow "human" illusion and become Life.
Life never judges. Life just resonates with everything in the Universe. In the case of Life can't resonate with some Qualia, Life just waits for the time to find the best resonance pattern with it.
We will investigate in Life, Qualia, Resonance, Rhizome, and Art deeper.
To open the future of Life that every kind of Life even mutated or disabled can live with own unique creativity.

Warm Resonance

Lee

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What is Life, Qualia and Resonance 
 

 

The Mystery of Life, Qualia and Resonance  

I want to share the biggest mysteries for me. It is what is Life, what is Qualia and what is Resonance.


What is Life?

 

Scientists tried to define Life in various ways such as self-replication, self-organization, etc. But all the Life theory have been overlooked one point that only Life can sense the Qualia and thereby able to control itself.  Modern Life research is limited to material research on DNA and genes, and Life cannot be viewed radically as something that resonates and swaying between material and non-material.

Life is a special being which can resonate with subtle Qualia. Qualia is everything that cell’s Life resonates with; Qualia of Gravity, Sunshine, Air, Weather, Temperature, Moisture, Sound, Smell and not only those present and physical Qualia but also inner Qualia which is reserved in the cell as the Life memory.

The newborn Life had very few resonance patterns with the environment. Life could get new resonance pattern through the experience and transfer it to the next generation. Then present cells have much richer resonance patterns of Qualia. Life can recognize the change of its own cell’s condition through resonance with Qualia and has a special ability to reserve it as the cellular memory.

 

What practice do we need to become Life?

1. Listen to Life at each moment every day, and ask your Life.
"What do you want to do the most?"

I have kept asking the question every day for the last twenty years.
This is the basic in the basic task for becoming Life.
Without this, nothing happens.
Just keep listening to Life.
I do not know what is Life. 
It is one of the biggest mysteries I've met.
Because Life is a huge complex mystery and secret.
Thinking ordinary, Life has three phases.

(1) Life of an individual

If I die, it's just the end of everything. I was caught by that in the past.
However, we cannot catch the Life only by it.

(2) Life of cell

Our body consists of 100 trillion cells. Every single cell has Life. And each cell has been living for 4 billion years. Each one has Life memories of 4 billion years. Our beings are the resonance body of 100 trillion cell's Life.

(3) Life as a Life Tide
Not only our human cells but also all living cells continued to live for 4 billion years. From the origin cell that was born 4 billion years ago to today, with differentiated into various species and changing shapes. It is a single huge Life that has to be called a big Life Tide. Life is ONE.

Life needs to be regarded as integrating all three phases.
Listen to Life and keep listening.

 

What is Qualia?

Life is only one being that can resonate with Qualia in the Universe.

Life was born as a special being which can catch the change of body as Qualia that connect to the resonance pattern of the String.

Double Resonance of Qualia 

Life has two kinds of Qualia. One is Outer Qualia that is present physical Resonance between the body and the environment. Another is the Inner Qualia that is memories which are reserved in the cell for four billion years.
Outer and Inner Qualia is always resonating double, through it Life can recognize the present condition comparing with the past.
Life was born as such a special being that can resonance with the subtle difference of the resonance pattern of the string as the first time in the Universe. (or maybe not the first time, but nobody knows yet).

Why only Life is able to resonate with Subtle Qualia?
It’s a mystery that nobody knows.
We can only suppose Life as what was born as such a special novel being 4 billion years ago in the Universe.



What is Resonance?

 

The String theory

A revolutionary change in physics happened at the end of 20 Century.

It was the String theory that changed the fundamental view of the Universe. In the 20 Century, the standard physics regarded that everything in the Universe was made of the particle; Molecule, Atom, Quake, and so on. But, the String theory revolted the fundamental view that not the particle but very tiny String is the most fundamental thing.

According to the String theory, all matter and energy are made of the change of resonance pattern of the String which is resonating in the 11 dimensions: 4 Expanding time and space dimensions and 7 tiny curled-up dimensions (Calabi Yau space) in the Plank length which is the smallest scale in the Universe. 

Plank length: 1m(-33)=0000000000000000000000000000000001m


Calabi-Yau Hidden space

All kinds of matters and energies (Gravity, Electro-magnetic power, Strong power, Weak power) are made of the change of resonance pattern of 11-dimensional resonance of the String, but after Big-Bang that was happened 4.6 billion years ago, only 1-time dimension and 3 space dimensions are expanded. The other subtle 7 space dimensions are still cured in the Plank length.






Resonance patterns of the String are infinite.

If it is allowed to expand the String theory to Life, also Life must be born as a special resonance pattern of the String. We can suppose that the specialty of Life is that Life can catch the subtle change of own resonance pattern as the Qualia. Other material can’t feel the Qualia and can’t recognize the change of the state of the matter itself. This is the essential difference between physical material and Life. Though no scientist notices it.

Listen to the Subtle Qualia 
When we became the subconscious mode through the Medimotion  (See chapter 4), we can catch a Subtle Qualia stream in the darkness of the body.
Listen to them carefully for 24-hour, All of them are a precious source of your creation.

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