Compass of the Times
In response to each individual’s wish to pursue more of the Study of the Soul, Takahashi Sensei provides us with Words of the Month and Compass of the Times each month, which, interrelated to each other, serve not only as clues for our studies and practice, but also as monthly guidelines for living our lives.
July 2020 Compass of the Times 195
To Fill Our Own VesselThe Power to Know Oneself
One month has already passed since the emergency declaration for COVID-19 was lifted. How has your daily life changed?
June 2020 Compass of the Times 195
Begin with Our MindsAn Era of Calling from COVID-19
The declaration of emergency caused by COVID-19 has changed our lives significantly. There have been restrictions on our activities, forcing us to refrain from going out for nonessential purposes and traveling across prefectural borders.
May 2020 Compass of the Times 194
To Walk with BodaishinThe True Nature of an Unprecedented Ordeal
A novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has plunged the world into anxiety and confusion. This month, I would like to think about this reality further with you.
April 2020 Compass of the Times 193
To Seek for the LightThe Dark Clouds That Cover the Era
Currently, the whole world is devoting considerable energy to fighting the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.
March 2020 Compass of the Times 192
To Live in the PresentThe Rhythm of Life
In Japan, March is the month that completes the fiscal year. It is also the month that marks the rhythm of the year that leads to another year. This month, I want to think, together with you, what the rhythm of life is calling.
February 2020 Compass of the Times 191
To seek for the BlueprintWhat is the Blueprint?
A month has passed since the beginning of the new year.
This month, I would like to think about the blueprint that we should always cherish and ponder over.
January 2020 Compass of the Times 190
To Love the BeginningWhat Is Important Is to Take Action
Happy new year.
I wish from the bottom of my heart that the year 2020 will become the best year for you.