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Qualia as Life Resonance

Rhizome Lee


   I have investigated in what are Qualia for 20 years,
with listening into the darkness of body,
and condensed all of the essense of them in this book.
Butoh is to dance the Qualia.
It's invisible, but we can resonate with it.
Characteristic of my finding is that Qualia are Life Resonance,
not only human beings, but also all kinds of Life
even a single cell organism is resonating with Qualia.
This will be a textbook of the Subbody Resonance Butoh class.
New and old students!
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   Sinking into the Darkness of Body
Rhizome Lee

I sunk into the Darkness of the Body and investigated in the Darkness for twenty years at the Subbody Resonance Butoh School in Himalaya India.
What is the Darkness of Body?
Simply, it is subconscious world.
It is completely different from the daily world.
It is non-dual and multi dimensional resonance world of Life Qualia.
Qualia is everything which Life resonates.

When we stop daily conscious mind and listen to the subtle signs around body and inside body, the subconscios and body is not separated like conscious mind and body in the daily world. The subconscious and body is merged as oneness in that realm.
We call it "
This book is a record which I sunk into the Subbody world with whole body=mind=brain for twenty years.
In the Subbody world, there are so many strange things;
hidden chractor, shadow, not-me, dissociated personality, and various archetypes which all human are imprinted in the depth of Subbody world.
Jung called it "Collective unconsciosness".
In the deeper realm of Subbody world, the difference between self and others is disappeared.
We called it "
Cobody" in the beginning of research. But we found that in the deeper realm of the darkness of body, Subbody and Cobody are also become oneness.
Subbody changes to Cobody ,and Cobody transforms Subbody easily by Life Resonance.
And if we enter much more deeper realm,
Subbody=Cobody transform beyond all kind of borders; Present and Past, Life and Death, Here and Anywhere, Individual and Kind, and so on infinitely.
Now we call it "
Resonant Rhizome" and are investigating with enjoying.
You can travel the history of investigation of the Dakness of Body together with us.
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Abyss of Quiet House
Rhizome Lee

The 1st and 2nd part of "The Butoh" which I have continued to write on the site, was published on Amazon. Please read it!

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 Why Butoh is so Dark?
So Weak, so Ugly, so Deformed?
What is the Necessity of Weakened Body?

This book is a histry of struggling around these questions for fifty years.
Because there were other tendencies against weakened body in my darkness of body. I continued to listen to my Life, "What do you want to do most?" and also to Hijikata's Necessity of the Weakened body in his Life every day, every night. And finally it became oneness.
The essence of Beauty is Life Resonance.
When we become the weakest being, it is able to resonate with every Life including deformed, warped, injured, disabled, near death Life, on the planet.

Rhizome Lee

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Behind the Mirror
Rhizome Lee

Subbody Butoh Method by Rhizome Lee was published as a guide book for students.
It contains all of article on Subbody Butoh Website during 2005-2010.
Practice Guide, School Journal, The Butoh (Part 1 and 2), The Life, The Qualia, The Resonance and so on. 232 Page

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 “It is comforting, however, and a source of profound relief to think that man is only a recent invention, a figure not yet two centuries old, a new wrinkle in our knowledge, and that he will disappear again as soon as that knowledge has discovered a new form.”

―from THE ORDER OF THINGS: An Archaeology of the Human Sciences (1966) by Michel Foucault

 29 June 2018

"Order of the things" Michelle Foucault

Words that has changed my life

This word of Foucault that I met at the end of my twenties changed my life fundamentally.
We can take off the "human" that is imprinted by the modern society, it turn on the light of the huge hope.
This word has become the guidance that I was able to reincarnate as a Butoh dancer in my 40's.
Because the Butoh, created by Tatsumi Hijikata also pursures to take off "human", and it opened up a practical way to become Life.
In those days in my twenties, what should we do exactly after the death of "human", I had no idea about it.
I was wandered with searching in the darkness of body, it's no way to be the "Super human" as if in Nietzsche.
However, after 20 years of retreat in Himalayas, the practical enlightment that we take off "human" and at the same time, the way of "De-self" to take off the "Ego", "Self identity" and "Personality" become transparent gradually yet slowly.
Hijikata also had pursured the way of "Butoh of Life" that "Sinking down to the relationship before the differentiation of self and others".
The way to be Life was becoming transparent.
Also those are resonate with the "Rhizome" that overcome the hierarchical Tree orders of Deleuze's thought who was Foucault's ally.
To take off Human, to become Life and to become Rhizome is Oneness.
Because Life is Rhizome, neither the center nor the upper and lower.
Foucault, Deleuze and Hijikata are deeply connected to one and are an eternal forerunner for us to become Life.

Take off the modern "human illusion" and become Life!

Now, I can say that with confidence.
Friend, it is not yet late.
Let's become Life desparately!

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Gilles Deleuze/ Felix Guattari

Thousand Plateaus
(Mille Plateaux in original French)

In 1968, French philosopher Jill Deleuze and German psychiatrist Felix Guattali, presented a new concept of
<Rhizome> that is able to separate flexibly and connect freely and become multidimensional transformable being, instead of <Tree> that is bound by hierarchical order of recognition and behaviors that supported long human history so far.

Deleuze-Guattari's "Thousand Plateau" is one of the most important Butoh texts.
The complete form of the book was published in 1980.
However, Chapter 1 "Rhizome" was written and published around 1968 and was immediately translated into Japanese and other language. I read it in the 1970's. Why does a book that was written far from Japan becomes Butoh textbook? I will tell the secret behind the Butoh and "Thousand Plateaus".

Life Resonance in 1968

The year that they wrote this book, 1968 is the year of the world revolution with student power in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, USA, Japan, and around the world, tens of millions of young students have stood up to change the old hierarchical society.
It was a miracle of Life Resonance that happened across the Earth's borders. Also a miraculous synchronicity occurred between Tatsumi Hijikata and Deleuze=Guattari, based on that global universal Life Resonance. They wrote or performed the same thing at the same time.
Deleuze=Guatari found a completely new behaviour pattern in the student's movement, and crystalized as <Rhizome> as a sprouting form of Human being of the future.
Only a few generations at that time experienced this miraculous Life Resonance. And it was forgotten.

<Becoming> in "Thausand Plateaus" and Hijikata Butoh

When I emigrated from Japan to Himalaya in 2000, I disposed of a million books and bundled only five books in Himalayas. One of them was this book. I have read carefully over the past 20 years for "Thousand Plateau".
It is recommended for young readers mainly to read chapters 1, 2, and 10.
Deleuze=Guattari wrote this book together, but the other chapters r than the above 3 chapters are probably written by one of them, and the other one checked it.
But, these three chapters were written with them by being ONE LIFE through very deep exchanges.
Density is overwhelmingly deeper than other chapters, and full of pleasure and brightness that Life finds novel movement patterns.
The keyword of the book is <Becoming>. It is exactly the same as <Becoming> which is the root of Butoh.

Become Rhizome!
Become a Secret!

Chapter 1
<Rhizome> is the essence of this book which predicted the transfiguration of humans in the near future.
Chapter 2
< Becoming Wolf> has deepened it specifically.
Chapter 10
<Become Intensity, become animal, become a thing which can not be perceived>, develops it all the way further.

There are written various pathways to become a rhizome, becoming manifold, becoming a woman, becoming a child, becoming an animal, becoming a molecular state, becoming a thing that can not be perceived.
What we can not perceive is called as <chimera> in Greek.
Hijikata became Shisha that is able to transform infinitely and nonsharansly in his last solo performance "Quiet House".
<Becoming> in these chapters is the same as <Becoming> in Butoh which Hijikata performed at the same time.
If you compare the "Quiet House" of Tatsumi Hijikata with the "Thousand Plateaus" of Dleuze=Guattari, you will be able to see miraculous world simultaneous Life Resonance beyond the boundary there.

In Himalaya, I have been exploring Subbody Resonance Butoh and its practical development <Resonant Rhizome>.
Now I can say that
someday in the near future we will await a miracle moment that Life Resonance occurs worldwide at the same time in the global scale, through the radically free co-creation of Life called <Resonant Rhizome>.

Arnold Mindell
Dreambody: The Body's Role In Revealing the self

The first work by Mindell. We can learn how the subbody appears through dreams and somatic symptons.
In daily life it appears through only these channels, but we dance it through opening all channels; body, movement, visual, audio, emotion, human relationship, world image and self image, and thinking channel.
Dreambody and subbody are brothers, they come out from the same darkness of body which is non-dual and multi dimensional realm.

Working with the Dreaming body

Mindell started his process work and process organized phychology (POP) at the beginning as dreambody work. He investigated in the relationship between dreams and somatic symptoms. through this he found how iis it possible to catch what body tells us through dreams and body symptons. Through the technique to change channels we can approach the message from deep body and life.

xx River's way: The process science of the dreambody

We can learn the main concept of POP. What is proces? What is channel? What is the relationship among modern western pshychology, alchemy, and traditional oriental teaching; Tao, Yoga, Buddism. he got the main concept as "process" of POP from Tao. Tao is the universal river. He decided to stop judgement and to follow the process. River's way means accept everything as theTao.
Especially, you can leran about edge work here.
Working on yourself alone ;Inner Dreambodywork

The dreammaker's apprentice: Using Heightened States of Consciousness to Interpret Dreams
The Shaman's Body
Quamtum mind: The Edge Between Physics and Psychology
Dreaming While Awake: Techniques for 24-hour Lucid dreaming
Sitting in the fire
Eugent T. Gendlin

Focusing is starting from listening to the subtle discomfort in the body that felt fine sense in the darkness of body.

The "Felt sense" is as similar as the " Sentient " of Mindell, they are excellent listening technique to catch the subtle signal from the subconscious realm. Both of them are technique that focuses on subtle introvert qualia.I have learned a lot of things from them.

Mindell and Gendlin is not exaggeration to say that the parents of the Subbody Butoh Method.

Let Your Body Interpret Your Dreams
Ann Weiser Cornel and Barbara McGavin
The Focusing Student's and Companion's Manual

Decade ago, I learned a lot from Gendlin. However, since Gendlin is phylosopher, there is unique tendency of narrative. It took long time to understand his key word of "Felt sense" by body. 

But recently, the disciples have made very good and easy new manual. I knew that it have grown to more meaningful to anyone. Through the rich experiences of tens of thousands people around the world, the theory has been digests.

Growth of a method, it's like this.

Richard bandler and John Grinder
Patterns of The Hypnotic Techniques of Milton H.Ericson

I learned a lot from Erickson.

Conditioning technique and Midwife techniques that help the infinite creativity of subbody and cobody are deeply connected to self-hypnosis techniques and hypnosis techniques.

Disciples have succeeded to analyze precisely the genius meta-skill of Erickson. The principles and techniques of hypnosis became so clear. Especially, the explanation of "The starred technique" of Erickson is so excellent.

The essence of hypnosis techniques was hidden and under the unfortunate prejudice and misunderstanding for long years. But, finally it is going to be released from them.


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Ernest L. Rossi
The Psychobiology of Mind-body Healing: New Concept of Therapeutic Hypnosis
The Psychobiology of Gene Expression: Neurosciene and Neurogenesis in Hypnosis and The Healing Art
Mind-Body Therapy: Methods of Ideodynamic Healing in Hypnosis
Stanilav Grof
The Holotropic Mind
The Archetyps and the collective unconsciousness
Psychology and Alchemy
   Barbara Hannah
   Encounters With the Soul: Active Imagination As Developed by C.G. Jung[Paperback]

About The active Imagination, I have wrote in "The darkness of body" about the association with "Sick Dancing Princess" of Hijikata and Subbody method.

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Tor Norretranders
The User illusion
Michel Foucault
Les mots et Les Choses ( The laguage and the Things)
The History of Sex
Technologies of the Self
Endo Ryokyu
Tao Shiatsu

Endo Ryokyu is the master of Tao Shiatsu.

I learned how to stop Ego and become life from him.

Also you can learn the method on his site.

Please visit Homepage of Tao Shiatsu

You can read it by six langages, and

Download free copy of "Tao Shiatsu Revolution in Oriental medicine"

Brian Greene
The Elegant Universe

Read "The Resonance"
Visit his site; Elegant Universe
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