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Mother-Love:The Healing Power of a Gentle Voice and a Tender Embrace

Mother-Love:The Healing Power of a Gentle Voice and a Tender Embrace

December 11, 2013 by · 0 

The divine nature of love may seem to be a feminine power but the expression of it must transcend gender. In our youth we have witnessed cool detachment, diminished respect for elders and authorities, and a studied interest in violence, often played out as fantasy but too often expressed in real blood. While this is not an indictment of all youth, even a few of them who fall prey to violent... Read more

Ellen Okaree Byrd: “A Woman was born today.”

Ellen Okaree Byrd: “A Woman was born today.”

November 2, 2013 by · 0 

When a close friend or other loves ones die it is not a time to be stoic. It is a time to remember them and express your true feelings. That is a good thing. The year 1975 was truly unforgettable for me for two different reasons. It marked the publication of my first book, a collection of poems entitled, Kung Fu:The Master: The Book of Kitabu,, a book which catapulted me not only onto the literary... Read more

All Is Illusion by Sabine Keftogiannis

All Is Illusion by Sabine Keftogiannis

May 20, 2013 by · 0 

Is Everything Only Illusion? I am on the way to Altona, a district of Hamburg Germany by Metro. I am sitting at the end of the compartment on the last folding seat. From here I have a view of the window at the end of the car and towards the side window where I see the the town gliding by. Than something magical happens, which pulls me completely into its spell. Lost in thought, my eyes rest,... Read more

Vernon Kitabu Turner: Bridging The Gap Between East And West: Article by Brenda Andrews

Vernon Kitabu Turner: Bridging The Gap Between East And West: Article by Brenda Andrews

April 11, 2012 by · 0 

Reprinted With Permission From New Journal and Guide, Norfolk, VA, March 22-27, 2012 The following article was written by Brenda Andrews, Publisher of The New Journal & Guide. It was published in the historical, century old African American paper. The comments are her perceptions and observations based on a live interview. Any observations or clarifications I have will appear at the close of... Read more

One Mind, One Body, Many Hands

One Mind, One Body, Many Hands

March 30, 2012 by · 0 

"I am a loner. I stand and walk alone," so begins a poem I wrote in my teens. For many years I believed that. I adopted the Bushido attitude of the Samurai. Whatever occurred in life I expected to face it resolutely without looking for help. That was then when I was burning with the fire of youth and lacking in wisdom. No matter who we are, we need other people. We need each other, we can't... Read more

Empty Your Cup!

Empty Your Cup!

February 25, 2012 by · 0 

Photo supplied by Myson Sheppard A professor at a nearby university went to visit a Zen master. The two men settled in the garden. The professor wanted to learn something about Zen but almost immediately he began talking about what he already knew. The Roshi listened for awhile then politely asked, "Would you like a cup of tea?" The professor agreed to join the master by receiving the exlixir so... Read more

Justin Zagri’s Film an Official Choice for Film Festival

Justin Zagri’s Film an Official Choice for Film Festival

February 5, 2011 by · 0 

THIS IS NOT A KISS ... Justin Zagri, The Son of Soul Sword Administrator, Sid Zagri, and his wife, Dhyana, a noted artist, explores love in his new Film. It has been selected for viewing at the Love Actually Film Festival. Justin Zagri is definitely from a Soul Sword Zen family. His parents have been a part of this mission for many years but our relationship is more like a spirit-centered... Read more

Tennis Pro Nikita Kryvonos recounts visit with Kitabu Roshi/ with Audio

Tennis Pro Nikita Kryvonos recounts visit with Kitabu Roshi/ with Audio

July 18, 2008 by · 0 

Nikita in Bulgaria...Like the Phoenix rising from ashes, victory comes if you endure the flames. Victory has its rewards but THIS time  Nikita is only kidding us. KRYVONOS  DESCRIBES  HIS  DAYS  WITH  KITABU ROSHI/AUDIO   Soul Sword Radio: True Victory/with Kitabu Roshi Sometimes a book can change your destiny. Nikita Kryvonos began playing tennis {+++}in the Ukraine when he... Read more

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