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The "Ascetic Shakuhachi" Historical Evidence Research Web Pages

Introduction & Guide to the Documentation & Critical Study of Ascetic, Non-Dualistic Shakuhachi Culture, East & West:
Historical Chronology, Philology, Etymology, Vocabulary, Terminology, Concepts, Ideology, Iconology & Practices

By Torsten Mukuteki Olafsson • トーステン 無穴笛 オーラフソンデンマーク • Denmark

 



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Updated and uploaded on February 26, 2022:

1890-1950: The Remarkably Differing Narratives
     about the Kyōto Myōan-ji, the "Myōan Society" and the
     'Taizan-ha' Tradition of 'Suizen' Shakuhachi Practice


Uploaded on February 5, 2022:

1950s: A Modern 'Komusō' 'Suizen' 'Takuhatsu' Credo

Furthermore updated as of January 25, 2022:

1950s ... : The Origin of 'Suizen' at Kyōto Myōan-ji:
     Kobayashi Shizan, Tomimori Kyozan,
     Tanikita Muchiku, Yasuda Tenzan,
     Hirazumi Taizan, Koizumi Ryōan,
     Fukumoto Kyoan, Yoshimura Sōshin a.o.


Webpage renamed & further updated as of January 17, 2022:

1974 ...: Untruthful 'Suizen' & "Shakuhachi Meditation"
     Information & Assertions, East & West
     - Presented in Western Languages, Primarily


New website structure and Index page/Introduction updated as of January 1, 2022:

Introduction / Front Page / Home

New webpage uploaded on November 24, 2021:

1974: The Year of the End of 'Shakuhachi Suizen'
     - When the Term 'Suizen' was Kidnapped, Hi-jacked,
     and Degraded into Mere "New Age", "Healing",
     "Holism", and "Mindfulness" Meaninglessness


New webpage uploaded on September 10, 2021:

1705: The Kōkoku Temple Ordination Platform
     and Kyōto Myōan-ji's Fake "Chief Monks" -
     In the Words of Makihara Ichiro, August 10, 2007

Updated on May 25, 2021:

ca. 630: Did the Imperial Music Master
     Lü Ts'ai really Invent "the Chinese shakuhachi"?


New webpage uploaded as of April 27, 2021:

1630 at the latest: Iwasa Matabei's Famous Painting of
     Two 'Fuke-Komosō' With Swords & An Umbrella Maker


New webpages expanded and updated again on April 26, 2021:

1950s ... : The Origin of 'Suizen' at Kyōto Myōan-ji:
     Kobayashi Shizan, Tomimori Kyozan,
     Tanikita Muchiku, Yasuda Tenzan,
     Hirazumi Taizan, Koizumi Ryōan,
     Fukumoto Kyoan, Yoshimura Sōshin a.o.


1974 ...: Untruthful 'Suizen' & "Shakuhachi Meditation"
     Information & Assertions, East & West
     - Presented in Western Languages


Last updated on April 21, 2021 - expanded webpage with a new headline:

1861 ... : Shakuhachi, Fuke & Komusō Narratives
     Authored and Published in Western Languages


1974 ...: Untruthful 'Suizen' & "Shakuhachi Meditation"
     Information & Assertions, East & West
     - Presented in Western Languages


Last updated on April 21, 2021:

1950s ... : The Origin of 'Suizen' at Kyōto Myōan-ji:
     Kobayashi Shizan, Tomimori Kyozan,
     Tanikita Muchiku, Yasuda Tenzan,
     Hirazumi Taizan, Koizumi Ryōan,
     Fukumoto Kyoan, Yoshimura Sōshin a.o.


1852: Kyōto Myōan-ji's 32nd 'Kansu' Rodō Genkyō's
     Commandments Regarding Komusō Begging Practice
     and 'Sui-teki shugyō' - and the Possible Origin
     of the Now so Very Misused Term 'Suizen'?


Added on November 11, 2020:

1653 to 1687: The Shōgunate Takes Legislative Measures
     to Regulate & Control Society Including All Social Groups
     Namely: Warrior/Samurai, Farmer, Craftsman, Merchant,
     Religious, Imperial - and, not least: "Outcast"


Added on November 3, 2020:

1649: Hiroshima Fief Authorities Issue Regulation
     to Control 'Komosō' and Other "Troublemakers"


Added on November 1, 2020:

1852: Kyōto Myōan-ji's 32nd 'Kansu' Rodō Genkyō's
     Commandments Regarding Komusō Begging Practice
     and 'Sui-teki shugyō' - and the Possible Origin
     of the Now so Very Popular Term 'Suizen'?


Added on October 18, 2020:

1657: 'Tōzoku-jin sansaku jōjō' -
     Shōgunal Directive to Investigate 'Komusō' and Other "Outlaws"


Added on August 21, 2020:

The Chinese Ch'an Monk P'u-k'o, Ikkyū Sōjun, the Komosō
     Beggars & the Imperialistic Catholic Christian Intruders
     - the Rōnin Samurai, the Fuke-Komosō, the 1640 All Sects
     Inspection Bureau, the Danka Seido System, the Komusō,
     the 'Kyotaku denki', the Kyōto Myōan Temple -
      - The Non-False Narrative


Added on August 18, 2020:

c. 1665-1675?: The Kyotaku denki Original Text, 1795/1981 Ed.,
     the Kyotaku denki kokujikai Illustrations,
     and Tsuge Gen'ichi's 1977 Translation


Added on July 7, 2020:

ca. 600 to ca. 1480: Pre-Komosō Non-Duality
     The Non-Dualism of Huineng, Shih-t'ou, P'u-k'o, Dōgen,
     Ming-chi, Ikkyū, Rōan & Rakuami


Added on July 4, 2020:

1871: Edo Period Komusō Bath House Temples ... and Bamboo Tea Whisk Making ...
     Did the Meiji Government's November 30th Ban on the so called "Fuke Sect"
     also Put an Abrupt End to a Thriving Komusō Bath House Temple Enterprise?


Added on July 1, 2020:

1852: Kyōto Myōan-ji's 32nd 'Kanshu' Rodō Genkyō's
     Commandments Regarding Komusō Begging Practice
     and 'Sui-teki shugyō' - and the Possible Origin
     of the Now so Much Favored Term 'Suizen'?


Added on June 21, 2020:

1486: The Ōuchi Clan's Ban
     on Komosō, Jugglers & Monkey Keepers


1571: The Term 'Komosō shakuhachi' appears
     in Top-ranking Imperial Court Minister
     Yamashina Tokitsugu's Diary "Tokitsugu's Chronicle"


Added on May 20, 2020:

1748: Chikamatsu's Play Kanadehon Chūshingura
     and the Komusō Shakuhachi Piece 'Tsuru no sugomori'


1646: Abbot Isshi Bunshu's Letter to Sandō Mugetsu
     - the 1981 Kowata Suigetsu Version of the Text


Added on April 14, 2020:

ca. 630: Did the Imperial Music Master
     Lü Ts'ai really Invent "the Chinese shakuhachi"?


Added on February 8, 2020:

A Critical Look at the European Shakuhachi Society's
     Official Online "History And Origins" and "Glossary" Web Pages


This web page will be updated when appropriate ...





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