Mondo, Zen dialogue

By Yossi Sheriff
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Mondo, 問答, (מונדו), is an exchange of perspectives, a Zen question and answer dialoge, between teacher and student aimed to show the teacher's point of view and lead the student toward more action patterns in the student's practice.


The term is used to describe a teaching procedure in Zen Buddhism that has diffused into other Practice.


It is a common saying in the AKBAN Academy that may have originated by Jigoro Kano, the founder of modern Judo: "Proper training in martial art should include the three pillars: Kata, Mondo and Randori.

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