Sunday, April 03, 2005

the Grace of rain to all of us !

spring rain

David English
spring rain--backsliding gamblers and a night sermon

-Issa, 1818
56 years old, stay in Sinano. first daughter was born on May.

sakuo Japanese
春雨や 外道博徒と 夜の法話
haru same ya gedou bakuto to yono houwa

Issa Original
春雨や ばくち崩と 夜談義と
harusame ya bakuchi kuzure to yo dangi to

David Comment
The same rain falls on sinners and saints.

Sakuo Nakamura
pictures rain falling on a peaceful night: on the gamblers who have fallen into a dissolute way of life, and on the faithful who are hearing the night sermon. He notes, "Buddha gives to all of us the grace of spring rain. "

Picture [041105 spring rain] is remade ,having added Japanese haiku .

Issa site

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