Sunday, April 15, 2012

Any idea, philosophy,teaching that has a wonderful purpose of changing the human mentality gets divided by other people into countless number of streams. As is travels from one place to another these are given new names and new forms and if exists for thousands of years no one knows what the truth is anymore. Mankind begins to question was it this or was it that. We take karate for instance. It has a beginning that was divinely inspired, born for a great purpose for changing human beings to a higher level of thinking. Now it seems that some schools have married this ancient teaching to another ancient means of entertainment of the gladiators and has become entertainment. I wonder how many parents would like their children to participate in it to get beat up and broken for the rest of their lives. I know of a person that was kicked so hard on his chin with a front kick that he had to get every part of his head wired up. Karatedo is an art of non combat, beautiful philosophy, great teachings of motivation and tolerance and of brotherhood man and Fatherhood of God.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Life is joy encourage it,
Life is love share it.
Life is peace spread it.
Life is Truth find it.
Life is goodness welcome it.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Life can be heaven believe it. Begin by appreciating everyone and everything in your life. If you sulk, squeal, complain it becomes your hell.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Saturday, April 07, 2012

The great sacrifice that Lord Jesus did for the benefit for man must not be wasted. He walked the path of love, spoke the word of Truth, served for the purpose of peace, gave for the sake of compassion and preached forgiveness. This was one of the greatest Beings that has lived on the very planet we reside. If we can live just one of his teaching his life was not in vain.

Happy Easter

Kancho Deena Naidu.

Many have been taught to fear God. I have learnt from my teacher to love God and to fear our bad actions as they rebound to cause you great grieve. If we live to be above 50 years old we will experience that it all comes back and it is a never ending chain. Many do things out of greed, jealously, anger, hate etc, fame and fortune which cannot hide this or buy their way out. It only 'Goodness' in the form of forgiveness, love and service that can change things. Goodness protects the Good is an old Indian saying.

Kancho Deena Naidu

I know of a well known karate person who spent his entire life standing firm in believing his own ego, greed for powerand money, anger, hate, jealously and ridiculed all those who did not associate with him. He gained all the power he needed in his life, he gained the status he desired, he gained great financial wealth beyond what he needs. The sins of his life came after him as he tried to destroy the goodness of what others were doing. Alas he has to live with this for the remaining years of his life.
My dear fellows of karate, people who read my thoughts of the week, spend your entire life helping your family which includes everyone. Never seek to destroy others because it comes back. See the good in others and do good work. You will be taken care off by God. God has invisible helpers in their billions who are by the side of each one of us evaluating, measuring and calculating the future of our lives, good bad and indifferent.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Sunday, April 01, 2012

We have often heard change your character for the better and life soars. With some whatever they touch turns to gold while others everything they touch falls into darkness. This is because of the destiny they created for themselves. It is all to do with the kind of person you are. My teacher informed me, "You can be positive, negative or pure. People who are pure in action do whatever they do as duty. Those who are positive want to earn reward points for what they do and negative people see, hear and feel everything as a gloomy existant. "

Kancho Deena Naidu

Friday, March 23, 2012

My 4 year old grandson had a incident in his day care where a friend of his did something naughty to him. When his mother heard about it she advised him to defend himself. His response was " Mum I'm a good boy and he is my friend and I want him to be a good boy and I have many good things to teach him to be good.

Kancho Deena Naidu

I believe in Darma which means Goodness. To me nothing else is as important. Many would say how can you be good when bad things happen to you. My answer would be why do you have to drop your level to theirs. Life is too short to be angry, life is too joyous to be mean. Look at all the blessings you have.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Goodness excites everyone. It shines an eternal light when everything else is dark. This is the reason I have renamed Thursday and called it " "Goodness Thursday". More on Goodness Thursday coming up on the web site.

Kancho Deena Naidu

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Friday, December 30, 2011

My teacher disliked sports karate immensely, he told me so. One day we were sitting in the dojo and he pointed to the trophies and said that they were dust collectors. He said the real champions are the ones that conquer their own egos. He went on to say if you can do the best you can in whatever you do then you are a champion.

Kancho

Students come through the ranks and get caught up in this world of winners and losers. There can only be one winner in sports karate. But in karate without competitions everyone is a winner as there are no one to compete with. I have taught karate for many decades and only a few understand this.

Kancho

What is ego? It is the individual self that thinks it is separated from everything and everyone else. When we fully understand that we are all part of the whole then there is no more ego.

Kancho

I did aikido for a while how can I claim to have a lineage to Ueshiba Sensei, I have done Shotokan karate how can I claim to have lineage to Gichin Sensei. Doing the system does not give anyone the right of lineage.

Kancho

Thursday, December 29, 2011

When I lived in Japan and trained with Gogen Sensei we had many karate foreigners passing through for a day or so. They come along to the college and take a few photos with my teacher and today claim to have trained at the college and even claim to be connected to him. What is more surprising is that some students claim to have a lineage with him. One can only claim this if you trained directly on a personal level with someone. I can claim this because my teacher was Gogen Yamaguchi. My students who train with me can claim this. If one of them leaves the lineage is broken. A lineage is like a chain that is connected links.

Kancho

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

New year
Bring joy to another and our joy will be tripled.
Plant a few trees and the planet will have more oxygen and less carbon
Don't be attached to differences and make judgements happiness will increase.
Anger, jealously, hate, greed, lust and pride are the six arms of ego. Our arms are love and service.
We are the image of God the awesome power of goodness.
Our duties are first with family, then society, then the Earth.
Think twice or maybe three times before we make a major decision.

Kancho

We often feel unhappy about life challenges we face. If we measure this to those who are worse of than ourselves then ours are a blessing.

Kancho

2012 is at our doorstep, we are about to open the door and let this new year into our lives. If we can forecast our life in the year to come we would all want it to be full of happiness. The amazing part of this life it can be as there is a path we have to travel in to give us happiness.. That path is called Dharma which means Goodness. This is the image of God that we are created in. My teachers formula that worked for me was to " Let 10 percent of your time be spent on helping others in service work, let 70 percent be spent on doing your duty with family and work commitments or study and 20 per cent be spent on yourself."

Kancho

My teacher said, " Joy is Jesus first, Others next and You last."

Kancho

The air is getting polluted, the ground is being poisoned, the water contaminated and man's mind is getting worse. Who is responsible? Those in power that brought change are responsible. Do we have the power to make changes or is it too late? If we all individually do our duties to make a difference we will have enough collective power to change things for the better.

Kancho


Friday, October 07, 2011

The Coats that reduce our vibration
We are the embodiments of the most High. We are love incarnate. The frequency of our true selves are over a billion cycles. In our journey we put on a number of coats that reduce our vibes. What are these coats that we carry and where do they come from? The first coat is fear, which is opposite to love. When fear is worn we create separation between ourselves and everything else. The ego or soul sees differences. Once the coat of ego is worn then comes attachment and desire. Then follows anger, hate, pride, lust, jealously and greed. Focus on our true selves called love then all the coats start to fall off and only love remains.

Kancho Deena Naidu

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Saturday, September 03, 2011

Our small shoulders cannot carry the weight of the world, however our arms can serve another and change their world forever.

Kancho Deena Naidu
Quote in St Michaels School News Letter



Saturday, August 27, 2011

Greed and jealously are the two arms of physical and mental ruin. Selfless service and contentment are the pillars of spiritual success.

Kancho Deena Naidu

There is more to this life than just the physical reality that you experience through your senses. I cannot emphasis more than to tell you what you think is real is just an illusion called Maya. The only reality is that which lies beyond the body and mind of you, me and everything thing else. This my dear students is love in the form of Spirit. This invisible force connects everyone and everything. Focus on this and you will never be unhappy, anything you desire that is selfless you will have and you will be forever protected.

Kancho Deena Naidu

I had a test many years ago by a student and my ego became so small I could not see it. This student become my teacher of a very valuable lesson. From that day I lost what is not me, I lost something that many think is themselves. I am determined to continue on a path of humility as sometimes those whom you guide are the valuable teachers. From that day hence I have become the servant of my students and not their master. I am only the master of myself if I keep the ego away.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

I was discussing family life to a friend and I said 'life is a bed of roses, except that there are some thorns amongst it called relatives'

Life without humour is life lost.

Life is like a dance, waltz it to it's rytheme if you want to stay happy.

Kancho Deena Naidu


Saturday, July 30, 2011

Comic Con 2011. Wow! 160,000 people all happy, no one rude, no arrogance. This was my first time visit, I have now become a devotee. If the world could be like the visitors at Comic Con, it will be heaven. I never thought I would meet so many good people in all the one place. I did not hear a single swear word, just laughter, compliments and fun.

Kancho Deena Naidu
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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Happy life
Bless those who harm you, love those who hate you, care for those who are besides you and give to those who need your help.

kancho

Friday, June 17, 2011

World pollution is not just the air the breathe, or the water we drink, it is also with the mind we keep. Bad influences are poisoning the minds of the young. It is the strong detergents of discrimination, discretion and determination that can slowly wash out the pollution from the fabric of youth life.  So essentially human values are very necessary as I believe that we need to guide and help future generations by helping the one or two generations before us.

Kancho Deena Naidu
Student of Gogen Yamaguchi Sensei

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

A teacher made a statement once which some of the students found hard to comprehend. Asked one student to another what does our teacher mean when he said when man gets rid of the animal in him, he becomes human, when the human in man disappears he becomes cosmic and when the cosmic disappears he lives the life of true divinity. Well said sempai ( senior student) to kohai( junior student). It is all to do with the nature of humans. The animal in man is greed and lust, when that leaves, human life moves to higher life of giving. When humans give up ego and attachment, I and mine feeling, they become cosmic which means they move to a higher level of living. However, this life is living in duality. When duality disappears, oneness appears. This life is that of divine. The goal of human life is to shed those things that keep us down spiritually. I thought karate is just physical said the student. Well you have not been on the path of Do long enough, in time as you travel on this journey you will understand the true art.

Kancho

Saturday, June 11, 2011



Belt
Best Effort Little at a Time. In other words don't rush through grades. Knowledge is greater than the colour of our belt.
Kancho

Someone asked the question about our system so here is my answer.
Goshin karate-do has teachers, we do not have instructors. We do not play sport, we study, practice and share the real art of karate-do. Our lineage has began 5000 years, beyond and Including Miyage Sensei, Gogen Sensei. Top priority is character development, then comes physical. Anyone can practice karate, as my teacher said even monkeys. To develop the mind to have reasoning only human can do this. Our task as teachers is Miyage Sensei's teaching " karate-do is defense" , Higaonna Sensei's teachings, "in karate-do ego has no place", karate-do is Budo said Gogen Sensei. Today practicing karate in different parts of the world are good and bad human beings, there is very little reasoning or discrimination between teacher or students. This once sacred art have become an offense tool for many gangsters, trouble makers, criminals why? Simply because in most schools anyone can walk in pay their fees and practice. In our school human values, character development, spiritual training is part of our training. our results are dharmic( goodness and righteousness). In years to come many will hold our system with great respect because because the world gets darker everyday with wickedness. We are on the path of Do, we practice the art, not a game, we practice Budo, physical, mental and spiritual, we practice to eliminate ego not to give it power. we are on the path of everything good for the human self.

Kancho

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

No matter how powerful anyone is, they cannot escape the claws of karma. Think careful before you act hurting someone especially those who have guided you to become a better person, filled your mind with knowledge, took care of you when you needed help. Think, say and do bad, you will receive B.A.D. Blistering Attack of Denigration. This law has a boom a rang affect. It will hit you on the head when you least expect it.  A student who he has done bad things in the past asked his teacher, so how does he not suffer the consequence of karma. The teacher said first you have to seek forgiveness from the person you said or did bad things to, then you have to cover your karma with dharma( goodness). Just doing good things is not enough seek the blessings of those you have harmed or forever live in pain.

Kancho  

Sunday, June 05, 2011

What you generate comes around with a greater impact.

Kancho

Energy is matter, energy are thoughts, energy are actions, energy is life, energy is everything you see and do not see. There is not such thing as empty space, empty space does not exist. What we think is empty space is full of energy. Be careful what you think, what you say and what you do as you are transmitting energy that always comes around. You are blessed for good and suffer the consequence of bad. There are no winners and losers, victims and victors, you are the master, the designer, the planner of your own life. if you understand this and follow the law of karma (cause and consequence) and the law of dharma (goodness) you will always have a blessed life. These are the words of my teacher.

Kancho. Deena Naidu

A student asked how do I undo bad that I have done. The teacher answered, what's done is done, but you can change the energy that exists by making it good. First forgive yourself, then write a letter or some form of communication to apologize. Swallow that pride that makes you think you always right, this is the ego talking. If you have harmed a friend who has done you good, a teacher who has guided you to a better life, a neighbor who helped you in times of need, a fellow work friend saying sorry is not a big deal, but not having guts to do what is right is a failure of the spirit. Change the energy, then no more bad energy returns.

Kancho

What you generate comes around with a greater impact.

Kancho

Energy is matter, energy are thoughts, energy are actions, energy is life, energy is everything you see and do not see. There is not such thing as empty space, empty space does not exist. What we think is empty space is full of energy. Be careful what you think, what you say and what you do as you are transmitting energy that always comes around. You are blessed for good and suffer the consequence of bad. There are no winners and losers, victims and victors, you are the master, the designer, the planner of your own life. if you understand this and follow the law of karma (cause and consequence) and the law of dharma (goodness) you will always have a blessed life. These are the words of my teacher.

Kancho. Deena Naidu

Saturday, June 04, 2011

People are all different, the sooner we start realize this our expectations towards others are tolerant and flexible. This is one way of leading a peaceful Life.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Traditional karate is the ideal form for practicing an art that is pure, that has been created for the right reasons. It comes to us from the heart consciousness of those who were responsible for it creation with the purpose of assisting mankind to protect themselves. Karate-do is not a game, it is about developing the karate-ka to fill the sub consciousness with the right information and connect with the super-consciousness. This kind of knowledge goes over the top of many of those who play karate. My wise teacher informed me once, many of the students who come to me want to be good fighters, very few come with the purpose of learning the real art.

Kancho

Think dear ones, said the wise karate master to his students, you have a body that has been provided for your earthy purpose, you have a soul carried for aeons, you have a spirit that is connect to all that is, what do you deeply understand is the main purpose of life and why are you taking this journey.
One student said, I don't know.
The other said, to be happy.
The third said, to love and serve.
The fourth said, to find God.
The fifth said, to find out, who am I
The sixth said, each one has their own purpose and reason.
These are reasons coming from the mind that sees the world, the physical universe, the body, mind as a separate entity, that lives in duality said the Wise One. When you deeply meditate you feel your presence in a void existence. You do not see your body, you go beyond the mind into the super consciousness and feel love. This love is you, this love is everyone, this love is life, this love is nature this love is God. When you feel and really know love you will know your purpose and you will know why you have taken this journey.

Kancho

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Mind conscious has two parts, the conscious and subconscious. The spirit has the super consciousness. Karate-do teaches us about this level so that we develop this consciousness.
Kancho

Sunday, April 10, 2011

"Goodness Thursday" is a day we at Goshin Kan have choosen to be a day for us to go out of our way to do a good deed. We hoping that it creates a trend.

On this day we can donate to charity, help some one in need that you heard off that is having difficulties, assist in finding a job for someone in need, take a cake to a retirement village, listen to someone in difficulties, pay the toll for the person behind you etc.

There are many things we can do we do not have to find it, however, I like many believe that we do not have to wait for Goodness Thursday to help some one that are in immediate need of assistance.

Happy experiences on "Goodness Thursday"

Kancho Deena Naidu

Sunday, March 27, 2011

The purpose of Human Life as far as I understand is to be happy. The only way to be happy is to create happiness in others. Anything less is no compromise for happiness for yourself. If you bring misery to others you bring misery to yourself. It is a simple karmic law that modern science declare, " Every action has an equal and opposite reaction."

Some western philosophy and all Eastern thought on the topic of spirituality is that all “Energy is One”. Two names used are the Atma and the Paramatma. It is said that everywhere is the atma, collectively it is called paramatma. It is said that within the atma is seen the microcosm and the paramatma is the macrocosm. Both the macro and micro, they say is the same. Today science has come up with “Theory of Everything, The Unified field, The String theory “ etc and is the same information that was known 20, 000 years ago. It seems that we have gone the full circle to get to the same point of understanding.
With this is thought” all energy is One” as it points out to be true, how can we harm others as we are only harming ourselves. A great teacher declared,” We are all one my dear one, be alike to everyone. And then he also said, what you do to others you do to Me. “

I went to the Santana show and I heard this amazing musician say, “ We are all light and love.” Ii explains all.
Kancho Deena Naidu

Saturday, February 05, 2011

Shuji Tasaki Shihan 8th Dan, JKF was one of the Head Shihan in the early years of the All Japan Karate do Goju-Kai Yamaguchi-ha has died.
From all of us here at Goshin kan karate-do we offer our deepest condolences to members of his organisation and his family. We also want to thank Sensei Vassie Naidoo and Sensei Buddy Govender for informing me about his death which has been a shock. I remember him very well and the many experiences I have had with him in our early days in our training at Hombu in Nishiogikubo Semon Gaku.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Humans are blessed with a human intellegence to think within an understanding and view things as it is said "outside the square." If we follow without question means we have not utilised all our resourses, if we think only from an outside view it does give us a complete answer. Using common sense, spiritual sense and interlectual sense always the better way to go when it comes to reasoning.

Kancho

A student asked me about religions and what is the difference. I believe each to their own and when they are ready the truth will be shown. This is not a site to discuss religion however; I would give a brief explanation from my limited observation from study on the topic.
Some Religions were created to increase goodness in man and get humans closer to the Divine.
While others inform man if he believed in God through their means of worship they will be saved and heaven will be assured, if they deny then hell it is forever.
Others inform man that he is not separate from God that he is God on a human journey. Similarly every form of life is God having that form of experience. For instance God is having an animal experience, God is having a vegetation experience, God is having insect experience. With this in their mind they respect every form of life and allow it to exist and co-exist with humans.
Then there are those who say heaven and hell is here and you find it through your actions, so if you take the road of right conduct and persistently search through deep meditation into your consciousness you will find your answers.
Most religions preach Goodness and have the pure intention of helping humans to become better people. Within some religions there are those who believe that they are right and others are wrong, and then there are those who see all religions leading to God on a different journey.
Millions of People have had amazing Divine experiences, like the writer and to follow the path they on. What is also great it that these people with profound experiences is from different religious or spiritual beliefs. My understanding is that these experiences come to anyone in any form of religion or no religion. It is not the religion that influences the experience it is God and only the Divine understands why these experiences happen.

Kancho

Monday, January 24, 2011

I met my primary school music teacher Mrs Ramrack after 50 years. The school was Model school in South Africa. Wow! Great meeting lots of hugs and kisses. None of us turned out to be musicians and thinking back some of the lyrics did not mean much however the singing made us happy. Is that what life is about "To be Happy and Joyful?" Thank you Mrs Ramrack you have showed us great love.

Joyful Journey

Kancho Deena Naidu

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

A student asked a master, " You say Master that we must always be happy, how can we be always happy?" "Its easy when you do all your duties with love," replied the master. We focus on things that make us unhappy, said the master. For instance, when you at work forget the politics, forget about the length of time you work, just knuckle down and do your job with love." To find something ideal is hard so turn things around love what you do and happiness will find its way to you." It's all about energy you put the right energy into something and then everything good will find you." So master what if things go bad by unforseen circumstances? asked the student. Well these are passing clouds, these are temporary challenges. It is your view of what happens and your reactions to what happens, remember it always can be worse" said the master. If you keep being positive even if you going through challenges, less and less things of a negative nature comes your way." There is a saying whatever certain people touch turns to gold, it can be the same for you in terms of experiences, just keep working on doing all your duties with love."

Kancho Deena Naidu

Sunday, January 09, 2011

when you get upset by what others say about you, you are filled with anger. When you say bad things about others and they hear it, they get angry. Both then continue to do what is considered to be a reverge attack on each other. Does this make a better world - NO. Someone said to me recently that I must be very angry with those who have let me down. My response was that they have not let me down, they have been good to me and choose not to continue this journey with me. It is their choosing and it maybe my blessing. If the parting came later it would have been harder. There will always be those who are meant to be with me or not be till the end. When we were born did we consciously bring anyone with us, when we leave this life do we take anyone with us. The answer is no. we have no power to do this. Only the Divine has the power to do this. I practice non attachment and it is easy for me to let go.

Kancho

Be happy with those around you, as there is a far greater purpose for them to be with you in this life.

Kancho

Money has no other purpose than to assist you to get what you need or want.
People have no other purpose than to be good to each other.
Nature has no other purpose than to serve you.
Life has no other purpose than to keep you fulfilled and happy.
You have no other purpose than to do your duty to the best of your ability.

Kancho

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Live your Dreams, it is yours

You are the architect, the owner the planner.


Live your Dreams

Needed is a step forward and none back


Live your dreams, you have the power to make it real. The power is all around you, in you, above and below you.


Live your dreams and life will never be the same.

Expect different challenges as it is a new step forward.


Live your Dreams, then it is no dream only a new way of living.


Live your dreams, as success awaits you.

Merry Christmas
and a terrific New year.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Monday, December 13, 2010

Dreams are dreams, we do this when we sleep or with thoughts we call day dreams. It is an illusion of thoughts. True visionaries’ dreams are different. They manifest something at a future date by putting into action what they have dreamed to happen. A dream can be an illusion or a reality. We make it happen or let it faze away. Change your life by dreaming a better life and you have the power to do it. Success or failure is not up to someone else, it is only up to us as the power of the entire universe is inside you.

kancho

Friday, October 29, 2010

Kindness starts with forgiving and ends with giving.

Kancho



An eye for an eye makes us all blind

Mahatma Gandhi


Those that God want to destroy first makes mad.


Mahatma Gandhi

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Over the news we have heard this week that sports people were expelled from the Commonwealth games for bad behaviour. Others apparently have destroyed property. Here we have people who have trained very hard through their lives to make a success, yet don't seem to have any sense of respect for themselves or property. There are so many incidents of bad behaviour over the past and recent months.
Karate's values such as respect and right conduct are more important than winning and become the best in a physical activity. Traditional karate(non sport)is so much ahead because character comes before karate(Physical activity).
It is about time we stopped and had a hard look at ourselves as humans and start to bring back the old disciplines, respect, values and make this world a better place. Change has to be with everyone of us and it must start now.


Kancho



The question about karma. Someone asked the question because they felt that there is no such thing as karma. They said this because they see so many people do wrong yet nothing bad happens to them.

My answer :
Firstly,we must not ever hope for people to suffer just allow the course of natural events manifest. We draw onto ourselves the energies of others. This is the reason spiritual masters declare "Don't judge others." Those who would like me to explain further, send me an e-mail, i am happy to respond.

This is how Karma works. Think of this analogy; when a seed is planted, it takes time for it to grow into a plant, it takes time to bear fruit and it takes time for the fruit to ripen. In the same way those who do good or bad actions have planted their seed. Nothing that ever happen goes unnoticed. A great master rightly pointed out as you sow so shall ye reap.

Kancho

Thursday, October 14, 2010

A very powerful Japanese teacher(name withheld)said to us once as students that Karate was only meant for the Japanese. So we asked why do you say that. His response was that westerners do not understand and follow Zanchin(proper karate attitude).They, he continued are more interested in short term gains rather than pay more attention to long term returns. He said except for a few they did not have the same discipline,self control and ethically karate behavior and attitude as Japanese students. He summed up by saying that Belts are the first in their minds, second how many trophies they get and how many katas they have learned without practicing it correctly.
I am proud to say, This teacher when he learnt of my school asked me to join him as he felt we were right on track with our ways of practicing good karate.

Kancho

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Make Kindness a Habit

Through the week, do a kind deed a day. The following week double it. Sooner than you know, kindness will be a habit.

Kancho

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Character before Karate

Kancho

Improve your image by beautifying your character.

Kancho

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

3) When you comfort those who suffer, you will forever be protected.

2) Always judge the actions as good or bad and not the person. See love in all, remember you draw onto yourself what you see in others.

My thoughts about protecting yourself from suffering.

1) Never delight in the suffering of others no matter how bad they may or may not have treated you, as their pain will be at your doorstep.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Change only to lead a better life, become a better person today than you were yesterday, and a better role model for those whom you act as a mentor too. This can only be done when we can recognise our faults, otherwise the ego will continue to tell us we are perfect.

Kancho

Sunday, August 01, 2010
Do your best for every role you play and do not concern yourself in the outcome.

Kancho





I believe in the idea of strong discipline, yet gentle in physical training and getting the best of the students by gentle persuasion and motivation.

Kancho





Sometimes it is important not to get involved in the problems of others who carry a heavy load of karma. I assisted someone once that was down on the doldrums,took him in as a student,lifted his spirits and guess what he almost dragged me down with him. Now he is back where he was supposed to be. As it is said you can give light to only those who are prepared to accept change and a change of attitude. If they have created their own destiny by finding themselves in deep water without knowing how to swim, they will drag you down like a drowning man, not all of us can be lifesavers.

Kancho

Change only to lead a better life, become a better person today than you were yesterday, and a better role model for those whom you act as a mentor too. This can only be done when we can recognise our faults, otherwise the ego will continue to tell us we are perfect.

Kancho

Saturday, July 31, 2010


Thursday, July 01, 2010



Karate-do is defence only. It was never designed to be an offensive art.

Kancho

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

The past must be left where it is, in the past. Never bring the past to the present as you relive your experiences, especially if they were negative in nature. Past is past, future is unknown, presence is what must be focused on.

Kancho


Somethings can never be changed.Learn to accept life as it presents itself.

Kancho

Monday, June 14, 2010

Life is far too short to create enemies. life is far too precious to carry grudges. life is a great journey with loads of challenges and we need each other in so many ways to find our way. Keep in good terms with each other and be appreciative of those who cared for you and gave you correct direction. I am amazed that so many of us take things for granted and break relationships at the drop of a hat especially with good and kind people.

Kancho


a master was telling his class: Anyone can be a black belt, anyone one can call themselves a karate teacher. Have they mastered their own egos? only then you are a true black belt and a teacher. In the old days karate-ka worked hard to become a black belt and a teacher and it was rare to be either. Today many black belts cannot fight their own egos, talk too much and know nothing, win competitions and cannot defend themselves. All too easy and all too useless he said.

Kancho

Friday, June 04, 2010

The entire makings of the universe can be seeing within any subatomic particle.

Kancho Deena Naidu



Why look outside of oneself when searching for the meaning of life, when everything is within.

Kancho Deena Naidu

"Love is Livinig selflessly, Obeying timelessly, Valueing wholeheartedly and endlessly compassionate."

Kancho Deena Naidu

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Cast,colour,creed,religion were the criteria in many countries that determined the level of ones citizenship.Today and moving into the future our 1st,2nd and 3rd class worldly citizenship is determined by our character and attitude towards others.

Kancho

Friday, April 30, 2010

Our minds are often caged by fear, yet love which emanates from the heart is the key that opens the locks of cruelest of minds.

Kancho

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Contentment is wealth of the soul.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Through bad practice or poor instruction in karate, it takes less than a moment to cause an injury, most times more than a month to cure it.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Remember the past only to build your future, by using the present.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Trust is one of the most difficult challenges we face. Besides others trusting us many have difficulties in trusting themselves to do what they say. Look beyond human weakness, close your ears to hearsay and childish gossip and just go by your own experiences. Accept that this is not a perfect world and we are not perfect humans, then you will TRUST more and accept life as it presents itself and be the first to forgive when things do not go as planned. I saw my teacher as a saint, I believed in his way and I believed in him no matter what, as I was never distracted by anyone. You only experience the picture you paint.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Saturday, April 03, 2010

Its the thought that counts, so true.
It can work for you or against. Positive thoughts increases your vibration, whereas negative thoughts depletes it. The more you focus on good things such as service to others, love, peace, goodness etc, the better you feel. The feelings of guilt, anger and hate draws away your own vibration and you become mentally worse and irritable.
Think of it like this, you have a counter in your heart and at the start of today you are vibrating at 10,000 beats per second. Each time you have a good thought it increases by 1,000 beats. Each time you have a bad thought it reduces by 2000. If it continues it goes into minus. The best way of getting rid of it is to change your thinking, use music, walk amongst trees and plants or meet and talk to positive people. let your heart counter start tomorrow at 20,000 rather than minus.

Kancho Deena Naidu

A smile lightens up the mind and cheers the heart of many including you.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Saturday, March 06, 2010

A lie takes 10 times more energy than telling the TRUTH. Truth is simple and straight forward. As it is said a lie lighten ups the brain as a christmas tree. Behind each lie is a created cover up and a follow up with a new lie and it goes on.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Those who do not believe the truth when they hear it are either profoundly jealous or caught up in their own ego. Sometimes fooled by lies of others or plainly not smart enough to understand the truth when they hear it.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

My teacher told me that karate has created an offshoot from the real to that of an illusion. He was referring to real art called karate-do and the false way karate-ego. I am glad that my students and I have taken the true path.

Kancho Deena Naidu

In Goshin kan karate-do we do not have instructors we have teachers. The art of Budo has only teachers.

Kancho Deena Naidu

The true Budo is about conquering the forever challenging mind of illusion(Maya).

Kancho Deena Naidu

A poem I like
Release yourself from me O mortal mind
for you belong to the world of illusion.
You make us believe everything we sense is real
Your Maya confuses those with no understanding
I am spirit that is free of the mind
For I will never become a victim of maya
and the slave of the senses.

Kancho

Saturday, February 27, 2010

After many years of searching, through great struggle, my teacher found the path(DO).Through love and understanding he guided me to this secret path. He told me that karate-do is self( body, mind spirit) defence, nothing more and nothing less. If I move away from this teaching I will be moving away from my teacher and truth. Both are preciously kept in my heart.

kancho Deena Naidu

Saturday, February 20, 2010

"If I only knew" - how often we heard that from people who have made incorrect decisions by those who were driven to do so by those with evil ways. When we make most decisions in life use your peripheral intelligence, understanding out side the box.

Kancho Deena Naidu



Life without having any forgiveness,
Life without being able to say "I am sorry,"
Life without having any compassion,
Life without any tolerance
is a life with senseless ego.

Kancho Deena Naidu




Man so often receives the GOOD from God and converts it into something to satisfy his own EGO - fame, money, greed
Divinely inspired, a prince in India created an art of defence that is becoming a sport. The students don't understand the higher purpose, (I am sorry to say this even many teachers don't) when they do it is too late.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Tuesday, February 16, 2010



Tuesday, February 16, 2010
There are more people doing good work in the world than those who do bad things. Let us praise them and lift the spirits of humans. Remember that in any community there are only a few who are nasty. Focus more on the good and less on the wicked.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Good habits creates excellence
Bad habits brings on demise.
Kancho Deena Naidu
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Excellence is a quality that you have created through repeated actions.
This has turned into habits which only you have to be thanked.
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We have choice when we in control, bad habits takes away control.
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Life is created to be simple, we bring in the complexities.
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When you have it good keep it good by looking over your shoulder to those who are in a worse predicament than yourself.
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In this life there is always better or worse so why do we compete.
Kancho Deena Naidu


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The mind always creates challenges to be better, to be more fortunate, to be special, to be the only one etc. Nature sees life as life as just doing duties (our roles) as designed. When we think of ourselves as the mind I we are faced with unnecessary challenges, however when we accept life as it presents itself we will be happier.
Kancho Deena Naidu

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According to eastern understanding, when a teacher chooses a student for special lessons that student is ready to move ahead. That is reason it is said " when the student is ready the teacher will appear."
Kancho Deena Naidu

Monday, January 11, 2010

Someone asked me why do I not do sports karate. Simply, it does not have DO(The Way.)
For my self, I cannot love martial sport and martial art - like God and Money. Either one or the other each completely different. Some say both complement each other. Traditional arts is real, whereas sport is make believe. I have many examples of Japanese masters informing us the Sport Kata is only made to look beautiful and controlled kumite in Tournaments is for the purpose of winning trophies. I love the art because it is what I live for. Masters have shown me the way(Do)and I will give it up rather than choose the other.

kancho Deena Naidu

Saturday, January 09, 2010




Be happy,
Bless those who curse you and
Praise those who help you.

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Karatedo is more than a martial art. It is a way of life.
The meaning of karate-do is found in its letters.

K. - Kill
A - Aggression (Physical) Power of the body must never be used in aggressive behaviour.

R - Remove
A - Animosity (Mental)Feeling of hate, bitterness, spite leads to darkness in character

T - Terminate
E - Ego(Spiritual) eliminate the competitive I and work only
with the spiritual I(Love)of growth and development.

D - Develop
O - Oneness(Unity)- Physical, Mental and Spiritual - when the three becomes the ONE.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Sunday, January 03, 2010




In a conversation a senior student, out of concern for young people discussed how negative influence impacts on their lives and respect, discipline and values are disappearing. He then said, "why do you bother to continue to teach values when the peer pressure outside the dojo is far greater." I then said, "whatever I teach will always remain in their minds and it is my duty as a teacher to teach good. If we do nothing then people will have little to choose from, then negative energy will grow at a faster rate. I must do my best to teach good values to the small group I have in the hope that they can influence others to be the same."

There is a saying, For evil to continue, good people must do nothing.

Kancho

Friday, January 01, 2010


Picture with Sakamoto Shihan and Kancho Deena Naidu in his recent trip to Japan






Kancho's New Years Message

Years come and go and each year seems to go faster than the last. As each year passes we grow in maturity. Certain experiences present itself as lessons, these are often pushed aside, it repeats itself in different ways until we understand its purpose.

Many great minds have said that this year will be no different from the last, some lessons however, will be different. The Earth School which our planet is sometimes called, forms the platform for learning. The lesson from my teacher is to be happy. He goes on to say that, in truth nothing is negative,everything has a good reason and a purpose. When we look back at our past, many would not want to change anything even the times of suffering, even that has had great lessons.

Be happy, Bless those who curse you and Praise those who help you.

Kancho

Sunday, November 29, 2009

A true friend is present always in time of need. False friends are never seen. Ask those who moved from riches to rags.

kancho Deena Naidu

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Becoming a Black belt is like moving to a higher class of understanding karate on a much deeper level and each step forward brings you closer to the ultimate Truth. The journey becomes a more interesting journey of learning and discovering. And as you learn you discover how little you know to what there is to learn.

My days at Semon Gakko college in Japan was truly uplifting for me as I learned many things from my great teacher Gogen Sensei. One such lesson was when my teacher was explaining some of the most important aspects of karate-do. I sat in awe of how much he knew and I told him so. He then said to me that what he knows is a just a part of his little finger in comparison to what there is. What humility? I then thought, if that is all he knows then, my knowledge is non existence.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Love in action is selfless service.

kancho

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Self Realization is the deep spiritual understanding and feeling that all Life is one. When you cannot hurt anyone, harm no life form without cause as in self protection, help without hesitation, it is then you are on the way to self realization. True self realization is when you see yourself in all things.

Kancho

Thursday, October 22, 2009

The vagaries of the mind and the let down of our human condition are anger, greed, jealously, pride, hate and lust. Remove that which lets us down and the spark of love which we are becomes bonfire of the Divine.

Kancho

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

Sempai means higher level of karateka, while kohai means lower level. An egoist view of ones position, grade or experience in our dojo is not encouraged, as everyone is the same.Titles only show the more experienced people from those who have less experience. Although the seniors sit at the Joseki side of the dojo they must still bow in humility to those of a lower grade that sit in the shimoseki side of the dojo.

Kancho Deena Naidu

When you get hit by your partner in the dojo and it hurt, do not get angry at him or her for hitting you, rather get upset with yourself for not blocking. The best kumite karate-ka are those who have the most effective blocks. To hit another is easy, anyone can do this however, effective blocking is an art only a few can do well.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Kancho Deena Naidu

When someone attacks you verbally, do not get angry, if you do you are accepting this. The best method is to reject it by thinking to yourself that what has been said does not belong to you.
So the energy makes u Turn and heads back to the person who sent it.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Sunday, October 04, 2009

In the nine aspects of karate-do, Awareness, Becoming and Being stand out to be the most important. These three can be applied to life as well. When you become aware that you are not the body and that it is just an instrument in this 3rd dimension plane of existence, we then move on to the second stage of self discovery, this is the becoming stage. Finally through self control, discipline, non attachment etc we reach the final stage called the Being or the I am or Divine stage.

kancho

Friday, September 25, 2009

There are no easy methods of mastering karate-do. This is because it first involves intense and regular physical training, secondly by overcoming the mind through discipline and self control and thirdly by overcoming the ego by becoming one with our spiritual essence called love.

kancho

Monday, September 21, 2009

There is no greater service than that which is selfless.

Never allow any thought of a return of good when you act in the interest of others.

There are always others going through what you go through on a more intense level.

Your helping hand is a debt the universe has to return ten fold.

Your experience at each moment of your life is your reality.

Truth is experienced at the level you understand.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Monday, August 31, 2009

A Friend sent this to me - author unknown

Watch your thoughts it becomes your actions
Watch your actions it becomes habits
Watch your habits it becomes your character
Watch your character it becomes your destiny


Thursday, August 27, 2009

Our senior sempai Jason was seen readily assisting an elderly lady at a supermarket. The old lady was struggling to lift and pack some heavy bags into her car. Unbeknown to him one of our senior karate teachers was observing his kind deed from a distance. Well done Sempai Jason, we are proud of you.

Kancho

Our small shoulders cannot carry the weight of the world, however our arms can serve another and change their world forever.

Kancho

Thursday, July 30, 2009

The Japanese have always quietly looked at most forigners as low skill instructors in the art of karate. This is because many have lacked discipline, very impatient - wanted more without first mastering what was taught, grade hungry and did not have Zanchin (correct karate attitude). Over the years things have changed and I must say that we in Goshin kan karate certainly shine out, as one of the leading schools of Zanchin and skill level as one of top schools in the world. Our terrific teachers certainly do a great job in continuing to teach quality karate and are focused in improving the character of our students.

Kancho Deena Naidu

L.O.V.E.
L is Living righteously
O is Obeying the natural laws
V is valuing everyone and everything
E is ever lasting

Kancho Deena Naidu

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Yesterday is a memory
Tomorrow is harmony
When today is LOVE only.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Thursday, July 09, 2009

I thought this was great to be in our Thoughts of the week.

Fixing a Wrong
We always know for ourselves when we have done something to hurt or offend another person, but don't always know how to fix it when we do. Some try to just ignore it and hope that it will be quickly forgotten and everyone will move on. Most often this doesn't work, and only serves to hurt the person even more.

A good way to fix things properly is to implement what we call the 3 A's:

APOLOGY: Saying your sorry is good, but alone it is merely a word.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: Explain as you apologise, what you have done that you are sorry for. If you can't identify what you did wrong, how can you truly be sorry for doing it.
ASSURANCE: Promise to not let it happen again. As we all know, ACTIONS speak louder than words, and keeping this promise is the action that will once again earn back respect and trust.

Kelly and Bill Griffiths

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Karate keeps you physically healthy, mentally alert and spiritual tuned. When you stop training everything slows down.

Kancho Deena Naidu

If I had a dollar for each time a student told me that they should have continued their karate and not stopped when they did I would have been rich today. I asked a student yesterday why is he not consistent in his training and he truthfully answered without hesitation " I have been lazy." Another told me, "Getting off the lazy man's couch is not easy, especially in winter."

Kancho

Saturday, July 04, 2009

The opposite of love it is said, is fear. Goshin kan dojo kun states that we must overcome fear. The only way is through love. Love those who hate you, Love those who say unkind things about you and love your enemies. I know of a teacher whose last words to a student was "I love you" after this uncaring, ungrateful, egoistic, greedy and deceitful student had done unimaginable things to bring disrepute to a teacher whose only mission in life was to serve all his students with total affection. Those who understand the laws of cause and consequence (Karma) have a good idea what has happened to the student. Time balances everything. One only harms themselves when they harm others.

Kancho

Our only duty in life is love and serve in every role we play. Once Lord Jesus told his disciples that when you serve others you are serving Him.

Kancho

Sunday, June 28, 2009

In the eastern martial art calling a teacher by his/her title is a great way of showing respect as well as admiration. A true teacher does not become one without making a great effort and self sacriface. I could not even think of addressing my teacher by his first name, never have and never will - that's me. I had to repremand a student of mine on a number of occassions when he would address my teacher by his first name. Although my teacher never demanded it, it was expected that those who practice karate-do would understand this. Its is not about putting a teacher on a pedistal, it about valuing a relationship(teacher/student) and knowing our place in the realm of things without ego getting in the way. Its called humility. Those who truely want to learn the ethical values of traditional methods of DO - make an effort as it is greater than any other way.

Kancho

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Maths of life
Add up the things that make you happy.
Deduct the things that make you sad.
Multiply our bad deeds against yourself.
And divide your good actions to get the right results.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Saturday, June 06, 2009


Knowing you Life Position
Through Respect

Respect is - showing reverence to parents
Respect is - valuing family
Respect is - trusting friends
Respect is - non judgemental attitude towards others.
Respect is - honouring commitments
Respect is - admiration of self achievements
Respect is - thoughtfulness of the suffering
Respect is - having a non violence nature
Respect is - having a high regard for teachers
Respect is - appreciating life.
Respect is - following those who lead.
Respect is - obeying the law
Respect is - all round manners
Respect is - acknowledgement of greatness.
Respect is - fulfilling promises.
Respect is - applauding the good deeds of others
Respect is - showing gratitude.
Respect is - doing your duty with love.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Sunday, May 31, 2009

If every human being understands the affects of the law of Karma, then there will never be bad action only good work. All actions, thought, word or deed have a rebounding reaction equivalent to ten times greater. People ignorantly cause great suffering for themselves by hurting others through this law of cause and consequence.
Kancho Deena Naidu



The magical art of karate-do stimulates the mind, strengthens the body and enlightens the spirit. The ancient Japanese masters brought great knowledge to the modern world that is a great benefit to all mankind. Only a few truly understand its great value.

Kancho Deena Naidu



Most Japanese karate masters I know have only ever regarded a third Dan to have a title of Sensei. The reason for this is similar to becoming a teacher after high school. One has to develop skills of teaching. In karate, becoming a black belt is like finishing high school, and then it takes between 10 to 15 years from Shodan to Sandan. In Goshin kan, only Sandans are Sensei.


Kancho Deena Naidu

Friday, May 22, 2009

True respect for another means to never harm them ever with our thoughts, words and actions.
Even if there is a tiny thought about them that is negative, then true respect is lost.

Kancho

Thursday, May 07, 2009

My teacher said do not try and give a wild tiger love by patting it on its head it will rip your hand apart. In a similar sort of way don't try and befriend those who harm others especially those who have harmed you in the past. Learn from your past errors of judgement. On the spiritual scale these are like untamed tigers. Keep the past in the past, especially the negative past.
Kancho
When you wake up in the morning thinking about those who have harmed you, your day will be uncomfortable. On the other hand when you think of those whom you have helped it will motivate you to do more.
Kancho

Sunday, May 03, 2009

The end of karate is enlightenment.

Kancho

Friday, May 01, 2009

Reaching higher belts is part of the journey, each belt lifts your understanding to greater depths of the true art. At no time must the level of your belt get consumed by ego and denigrate your character.

Kancho

The sole purpose of karate-do is to travel on a path of peace and non-violence. Today, some schools of karate-do have lost the plot where teachers are becoming thugs, forming gangs to bash other teachers. They are giving their students the wrong message of evil actions in the form of hate, anger and violence. These schools will fall and will destroy themselves. If one cannot practice the art the correct way give it up as it is not meant for your nature. The art of karate-do is designed for the good people of the world.

kancho

Monday, April 20, 2009

Regular correct practice makes perfect.

kancho Deena Naidu

Monday, April 13, 2009

In the silent moments of this Easter weekend, let every cell in your body vibrate with energy of joy and happiness. Be grateful for the fact that a great Being of GOD called Jesus, came to this Earth with messages of peace, love, truth, right conduct and non-violence, so that we may have life. His was a life of selfless service in which He sacrificed His life for all mankind.

Kancho Deena Naidu

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Sunday, April 12, 2009

Slowly the ways of Traditional karate-do is disappearing in some schools into a stream lined system. Rules are changing to accommodate some student’s beliefs. Some teachers do not want to offend some religions so they eliminate the traditional bows of respect. This art has evolved in the east, not middle east or west - India, China, Okinawa and Japan. If karate ways and values comes in the way of your religion or culture then stick to your ways and do not practice this sacred art. Don’t destroy a brilliant art form that is full of respect, discipline and values, which has taken thousands of years to evolve, and make our art shoddy.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Sunday, April 05, 2009

The intensity of your faith will determine your direction.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Change is upon us, the future of our past actions is now here. The best we can do is to be careful, save and not waste. It is said that those who had forsight, spent their lives in self less service and did their duty with unconditional love will not have to worry. Everyone will reap their rewards including the greedy, self centred and lawless.

Kancho

Friday, April 03, 2009

The original architects of Budo worked on ways of defense from real opponents whose intention was to intimidate, frighten, injure, maim or kill defenseless people. Budo is not a game, kata must have meaning that works against real attacks and values must be taught to develop Karate-ka, Judo-ka, Aikido-ka or Budo-ka into people with exemplary qualities. This is the reason why the Divine inspired the Prince from ancient India to create this art.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Competing means to outperform others, aiming to do better than others, challenge or contend with fellow participants. If you win – how long can you keep this up, if you lose what then?
On a scale of one to ten, we are all on different levels of abilities for many reasons. Out of a 100 competitors, there is only one winner and 99 losers. When you take up the attitude to challenge yourself to be better – you are a winner immediately. If a 100 students challenge themselves, they are all winners.

The word K.A.R.A.T.E.Keep A Right Attitude To Evolve.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Knowledge and ability is of far greater value than the level of the (Karate) Belt one is wearing. To me BELT means Best Effort Little at a Time.

Kancho


A spontaneous response to serve in need is the greatest act of love.

Kancho

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Beyond happiness is contentment.

Kancho

Friday, February 27, 2009

The Earth School has many environments (like classrooms) of learning. Humans are placed at the highest level. All other creatures have their own lessons to learn at their levels. Each on their own spiritual evolutionary process. Our duties are to give unconditional love and serve them selflessly.

Kancho

Friday, February 20, 2009

Masters always remind us that we must focus more on the journey and less on the destiny. In simple terms walk and learn more, run to your destiny and learn nothing.

Kancho

Saturday, February 14, 2009

I have learnt from my teacher that this world comprises of five types of people. The lowest end of the scale is the demonic type whose minds are clouded by darkness. Then, there are the ferocious animal type whose minds are tarnished by their own egos of greed, jealously, hate, anger, lust and pride. The third type is in the middle of the scale that are swaying from the qualities below and above themselves. Above this is the angelic type who life is that of service and who have no interest of self gain. Finally above is the Divine type who sees God everywhere and in all things. Recognizing the quality of those, who actions cannot be understood or who make life worth living will bring peace to your own mind. Your understanding of people will deepen. Remember he said, everyone is on a different level of development. The ones at the bottom end of scale will in time come to the top. Do not judge them judge only the actions as bad. They too have a spark of GOD.

Kancho



A teacher once said that if there are two trees standing side by side. One full of thorns and another full of fruit. It is the tree that is full of fruit that will have stones thrown at it. Such is life for it is those who do good work that will always have people throwing stones and saying nasty things. What people do not realise is that they only reflect what they are. Those who are spiritual will never be affected by demonic behaviour.

Kancho

Karate-do means the way of Karate. It is three parts:- physical, mental and spiritual. Any separation removes it from karate-do. All three is part of the whole and is of the one. Today instructors are separating the physical from the art and calling it Karate jitsu. This means the mental and spiritual aspects is lost. That is the reason they are instructors and not teachers. A true teacher of karate-do only knows the one that has the three aspects.

Kancho

Friday, February 13, 2009

Invest in your character today and a huge return on your investment with be compounded daily into the future.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Saturday, February 07, 2009

Greed and jealously are the two arms of ruin. Selfless service and contentment are the pillars of success.

Kancho

Friday, February 06, 2009

Life’s simple equation that holds true in every aspect.” You get more than you give”

Kancho

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Great Teachers who have walked this Earth have told us repeatedly;

Life is greater than we can imagine,
further than we can ever know,
more fulfilling than we can really understand and
more beautiful than our dreams or visualizations.

So why do we waste time on little trival matters.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Monday, February 02, 2009

One tiny act of kindness per day accumulates to a huge 365 per year.
Imagine if everyone is motivated to do the same, how wonderful this would be.

Kancho

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Honour your teacher, you honour yourself
Defame your teacher, you destroy yourself.
This is the universal law of Karma.

Kancho

God is good.
When you hear good, you are hearing God
When you see good, you seeing God.
When you feel good, you feeling God.

Kancho

Friday, January 16, 2009

Gratitude is the Best attitude
Lifting you to the highest Spiritual altitude.
Nothing greater than saying “Thank you”
Be it family, friend or stranger too.
Gratitude comes with Acts of kindness
Beyond even ones very Own expectations.
So much we have, oh so much we can give
This life, no doubt is for service, believe.

Thank you all for a wonderful day

Kancho

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Great seers have said that 2009 is going to be a good year for some and not so good for many on the planet. It is going to be a year of uncertainty, fear and lot of hardships. However, we will see love like we may have never seen before in terms of compassion and tolerance. Only when there is great suffering will real love emerge. Those that work hard on themselves to be good and have been helping others, serving their community with love and doing the right things in life will be safe. It has been said that everyone must continue to take care of their families and will get the full benefits of a safer and easier life.

Kancho


Goshin kan has been doing a lot of good work over the years and we are seen as a good karate organisation. Already there is word around, amongst top international teachers that Goshin Kan has found the way that most in the martial arts community lost.

Kancho


Human Nature of the Heart and Mind.
Seen are those who rise and those who fall.
Seen are those who do the right thing and those who don’t.
Seen are those who help others and those who serve themselves.
Seen are those who loyal and those who have no trust.
Seen are those who true students and those who aren’t.
Seen are those who the selfless and those who are selfish.

Kancho

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Karate-do is not just kicking, punching, blocking and striking. It is an art to overcome the mind, go beyond fear, eliminate attachments and destroy the ego. Do is 'The Way' of the human spirit towards enlightenment.

Kancho Deena Naidu

A master told me recently, "The old form of karate-do was real, tough, fierce and hard. In defence the enemy was knocked out.

Modern karate sport is a game, one touch with or without contact and your opponent is out."

Kancho

What's the use of a grade if it is not earned or is honary?
What's the use of learning if the teacher has no skills of teaching?
What's the use of your karate if it cannot be used for defence?
What's the use of being part of an organisation if it has no leadership?
What's the use of having a teacher if you cannot follow this person?

Kancho Deena Naidu

Friday, January 02, 2009

The prosperity of a Nation depends
on its youth.
The success of a country rests
on the shoulders of its leaders.
The morality of a home lies

on the lips and example set by parents.
The strength of an organisation depend

on the unity of its participants.
The education of the world depends
on its teachers.


Kancho

Only a life lived for others is a life worth living.

Albert Einstein

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

This life time of ours is one of the greatest opportunities we have to lift ourselves to the highest state of enlightenment. The way to do this it is said by masters, All Duties are to be done with Love.

Kancho

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Christmas is a time of reflection on the year that past. There were moments of great joy and times of unpleasant experiences. Remember nothing is permanent, it is very much like a dream. What is important is your reaction to it all. We can become emotionally attached and allow it affect our lives or file it away. Real freedom is when we do not allow it to overwhelm us.

Kancho

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Character development is more important than physical karate. Masters recognised this from the beginning of Do.

Kancho

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Intention has Karmic consequence.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Through experience gain wisdom.

Through listening become knowledgeable.

Through vision get understanding.

Kancho Deena Naidu

I found that in sixties and seventies as I was growing up practicing Karatedo, there were true masters around us who had a sense of pride in their system. Traditional Teachers like Ray Ryan of Budo Kan, Leo Lip Lipinski for Goju kai, Jam Mohan from Zenuki, Stan Smit from Shotokan were just awesome teachers who had pride in their system, respected others and kept to their own. Each school was distinct from each other yet dynamic and no one copied what others are doing, stuck to their own traditional ways. Each system pure in its own right, had their own methods and stuck to it with dignity and pride. Teachers in each system respected teachers of other systems and even admired others and these greats were extremely strong powerful people physically and mentally.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

If you weigh up your weaknesses against those whom you judge, more often then not you will find yourself the same or worse.

Kancho

Successful people say that the secret of prosperity is not to spend what you do not have.

Kancho

Worry is often there to force us to do something positive about it.

Kancho

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Coping with the future means filing the past.
Use it as a reference so that you never become a victim again.
Kancho

Sunday, November 23, 2008

The highest spiritul practice is to serve others unconditionally. This means without gaining any benefit directly or indirectly.

Kancho

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Many inhabitants of this planet have become very wasteful and greedy, the down turn in the world economy is a huge lesson for all of us to become careful not to waste and also to learn to share. Everything happens for a reason and everything happens for the best, even a recession can be a good lesson. It will make a difference in how we make our way into the future.

Kancho

Saturday, September 27, 2008

karate is not just physical because it involves the mind and life(spirit) as well.

kancho

Never burn your bridges as it is too hard to build a new one. Be nice to everyone.
If you do not like someone keep away, but never say anything to harm them.

Kancho

When you have it good, keep it that way no matter how much your mind is telling you to change.

Kancho

Sunday, September 21, 2008

My teacher said, “ Do not try and make friends with a wild tiger by petting it on its head as it will rip your hands.” In the same way, some humans are like wild tigers as they wait for the opportunity to rip you apart no matter how much good you do forthem. Keep with those whom you trust and who love you, stay away from the wicked.

Kancho.


Forgiveness is Divine love, then comes healing.

Kancho.

The quality of karate as seen today, even in Japan is not the same as the old days. The problem is incompetent people ( instructors – not teachers are teaching the art.) We had teachers before now we got instructors.

Kancho

Sanchin Kata, Tensho Kata and Shizen Kata are the same as Qi Gung. Very powerful for body, mind and Life. Practice these daily for yur holistic development.

Kancho

Monday, September 08, 2008

The Law of Karma works in a mysterious way to bring balance. People bring suffering to themselves for their incorrect actions and get rewarded for the good actions they do. Some may benefit short term for hurting others, but the amazing accountant called GOD keeps the balance of things that no one can escape. Only through apology and remorse can one escape the claws of suffering. Protect yourself – think, be and do good.

Kancho

Sunday, August 31, 2008

Kata is karate. Each and every kata tells a story called bunkai. Traditional karate's kata begins and ends at the same point, telling us life is a cycle. Kata begins and ends with a block, this indicates that karate is only for defence.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Every experience in life that comes with pain or suffering carries a message, a lesson or a reason. There is something in it for us to learn from.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Thursday, August 28, 2008

GOSHIN KAN KARATE DO A Traditional Form of Self Defence
Do not promote the ego and give it a weapon- 99% chance someone is going to get hurt. According to this weeks news at the Olympics, apparently a Taekwondo American chased and kicked a referee on the head (I saw the news footage). Years ago in 1976 while I was training in Japan with Gogen Sensei at the Tokyo Dojo, I heard a similar story, a French karate person at the world championship kicked and injured a referee and judges because a decision was made against him. This is the level what sports martial arts have become. I cannot understand, why karate-ka world wide do not understand that sports martial arts develops the spark of the human ego into a flame of 90% of karate enthusiasts, while the traditional arts reduces the ego of 90 % of those coming into the art.

Traditional karate is a gift that teaches discipline, self control, values and every aspect of human goodness. It helps us develop our character and brings out the best in ourselves as human beings. It teaches us "not to be violent". I am not upset by the news. I saw this coming and worse to come if we do not wakeup to what sports martial arts does to the human ego. Very few people that do sports can control their egos. It is dangerous for the average individual who cannot control their ego and to those around them. We are mixing the human ego and an art that can injure and hurt and even kill people. My teacher told me that he made a mistake being one of the people developing karate sport. The intention was for the purpose of goodness, he then saw what it does to the human ego, but it was too late. The monster had been born. I vowed never to go down that path. O'Boy I am glad I did. My students are fortunate that they do not belong in that arena of sadness.
This is an eye opener for teachers, students, parents and everybody that wants to practice a defensive art for their protection. It is this that makes everyone wake up to what is happening. The human being is a Divine being and if the ego is not under control it can turn a good person into a demon. In the east, a teacher is revered as a Guru ( Divine sharer of Truth). These judges and referees are teachers, participating in something that they think is good. The whole intention of sport martial arts is to develop goodwill, but instead it is driving people away form goodness and into bad action if not evil. To kick or assault a teacher is the biggest sin. It is evil. Sadly, the Taekwondo and karate persons have no idea or even an inclination of what is the real purpose of the art. This art called the 108 movements developed into karate and Taekwondo started in India some 5000 years ago. I do hope that we start to think outside the box of temporary glory and do the art for its real purpose; self preservation(Physical), self discipline (mind) and self enlightenment(spirit). Kancho Deena Naidu Kancho Deena Naidu Head Teacher of Goshin Kan and Goshin Kai Student of Gogen Yamaguchi Sensei

Sunday, August 24, 2008

According to the morning news apparently a Taekwondo American chased and kicked a refree on the head. Sadly, this is the level what some martial arts sports have become.

Kancho

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Many humans see all that is good in ourselves, yet seem to recognise the faults in others. If we turn that around and focus on the good in others and recognise that which is negative in ourselves and work towards fixing it, the world will change for the better in leaps and bounds.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Saturday, August 02, 2008

Selfless service to humanity and love of nature makes us one with God.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Friday, July 25, 2008

My teachers's thought" Show me your friends and I will tell you your Character"

Kancho Deena Naidu

Thursday, July 24, 2008

What an awesome story of young Cory saving the woman from drowning. Without hesitation, he jumped off a 25 meter bridge into the ice cold water to save her. It took half an hour. Another young man also got into the water and assisted. This story touched my heart. He deserves a special award. This s what makes us all proud to be human. On Behalf of Goshin Kan we thank you Cory for such a brave act to save a life.

Kancho

Sunday, July 20, 2008

A Father on his death bed said to his son, " Live life with dignity and duty and be with your family as often as you can. There are far greater things in this life than to have an ego that is stimulated by greed, lust and power."

Kancho

Monday, July 07, 2008

By not submitting to our own ego we have learnt the true message of Do in Karate-do. Then, we begin to learn how to conquer the external enemies. Karate-do was not made for fun and sports. It is a serious art for self preservation (body), Self discipline (mind) and Self awareness( Life)
Kancho Deena Naidu

Wednesday, July 02, 2008

The height of Joy is found in service. There is nothing greater than service to either the kingdoms of nature or humanity.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Ones associated environment can create a different personality to your character of love and goodness. Choose wisely or live above what you are not.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Sunday, June 15, 2008

The path of karate-do is that of Goodness. This embraces truth, love, peace, right conduct, non-violence, compassion, kindness, tolerance etc. The message is simple become an ideal human being. Then all those values are part of your true charcter.

Kancho Deena Naidu



Please do not hesitate to e-mail me with your feelings of my " Thoughts of the week" - I am happy to learn or understand your feelings of what is being expressed. My e-mail is naidu11@optusnet.com.au

Saturday, May 31, 2008

Gogen Sensei was a phenomenal teacher with great skill and knowledge. Those who grasped his understanding and implemented his teachings did not missed the entire object of karate-do. Both openly he said and also what was expressed in his writings that True Budo(karate-do)practice is not tournaments. In a private meeting with him he told me that he was pleased I practice true Budo and not tournaments.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Friday, May 30, 2008

The body and mind are instruments of action and activity. Both must continue to function regardless of age or challenges. In most instances with age, the body weakens both externally and internally causing a build up of ailments. In many cases, slowing down of the mind too creates its own detriment. Many young people who do very little or no exercise seems to complain of different ailments creeping up. Traditional karate is one of the best ways for both body, mind and life. Goshin Kan Karate is one of the best forms of exercise to keep the mind and body very active. This is the one of reasons why students have been doing so well in all their duties such as school careers, work duties and family life. Our system is for body, mind and Life.

Kancho Deena Naidu
Please do not hesitate to e-mail me with your feelings of my " Thoughts of the week" - I am happy to learn or understand your feelings of what is being expressed. My e-mail is naidu11@optusnet.com.au

Saturday, May 24, 2008

A karate-ka is never judged by the belt he wears, but by the depth of his humility and the strength of his character.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

The art of karate-do was never created to show off ones abilities or to create attention to oneself by competing with others. It is purely a disciplined, defensive and self enlightening instrument for personal development. This form of self defence which is now known as karate-do was first exposed to the Okinawin’s when a Chinese servant was defending himself against an arrogant, self centred bully of a sumo who was the centre of attention of the town. Today, many have become the sumo and very few practice it quietly and secretly like the Chinese servant.
Kancho Deena Naidu

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Without Gratitude, life has no meaning, Boasting about how much you now know is worthless especially if you do not acknowledge those who shared this with you.
Kancho Deena Naidu

Sunday, April 27, 2008

The friends you choose design your life.
Kancho

Friday, April 25, 2008

I am so proud of young Michael at Rooty hill dojo. His mother called me a few minutes ago and related what just happened to her with her son Michael.
He asked his mother to suddenly stop their car while they were driving to the shops. His mother enquired why, he just said please stop the car I want to do something. He run up to one of the Anzacs on a wheel chair – shook the Old Digger’s hand and said “Sir I am so proud of you for all that you have done. Thank you Sir so much.” The emotional digger thanked Michael and told him that he was going to grow up into a fine young man. The mother of the Young man told me that the human values that I am teaching her son is working and Michael has changed so much for the better since training karate with Goshin kan. I rang Michael and told him how happy I am for what he did.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

True traditional Karate in the form of Do is never simple to master. It takes a lot of hard work and a continuous effort day and night. Modern karate without Do is easy and effortless.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Sunday, April 13, 2008

"Karate Ni Sente Nashi" (There is no First Attack in Karate) - Gichen Funacoshi Sensei. This is traditional karate and I am so glad we at Goshin kan practice the art the way it was designed by the enlightened masters.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Karate was never designed for business dealings and promotions for business. Today, number of organisations give grades not on ability and character of the individual. When a students fails a grade in one he gets promoted overnight in another.

Kancho Deena Naidu

The Gogen Sensei I knew loved karate and considered it to be a instrument that developed students holistically - Physically, mentally and spiritually. Money, glory, winning, ego, bullying, fighting, hurting was never in his agenda. I wish there are others like him.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Saturday, April 05, 2008

The Yin Yang symbol has two sides One side is White with a black dot and the other side is Black with a white dot.The white side tells us no one is fully good and carry with them tiny imperfection that has to be worked on. The black side with the white dot tells us that no one is fully bad and they have goodness within them. This must be encouraged to grow and develop into a full flame of goodness.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

For most, the purpose of life is to be happy. The best form of happiness comes from giving and receiving love. It is said that we are all embodiments of love, share this by serving others, then the world will become a better place.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Monday, March 31, 2008

Thieving reduces a person’s dignity, status and all achievements to nil, especially if they have stolen from their parents, teachers and from those who have entrusted them to do the right thing. The golden rule in life is never take anything that does not belong to you.

Kancho

Sunday, March 23, 2008

At the present time, karate is becoming a sport and has lost its original form as a Do. We feel responsible as leaders that the value of karate-do is simply based on victory and defeat and treated as a competition sport.

Gogen Yamaguchi Sensei - From the Book Goju Ryu Karate-do Kyohan

I feel blessed that through the influences of my teacher's teaching and other great masters, we as an organisation would not participate in sports karate. I believe in the Do aspect of karate-do and the value it offers.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Friday, March 21, 2008

WHEN TRUTH IS REALISED,
PEACE IS ENJOYED,
LOVE IS EXPERIENCED,
RIGHT ACTION IS ACCEPTED,
AND NON-VIOLENCE IS BELIEVED.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Thursday, March 20, 2008

A senior instructor likened traditional karate to that of an oak tree, hard and strong which takes a long time to grow and develop. Modern karate is much like a mushroom he said, growth is overnight ends up soft as sponge, and weaker than paper. Past karate was respected as an art that needed slow steady, stage by stage learning and development, while in many modern karate organizations any technique, especially kata can be taught to any grade. One wonders what the end result of this once beautiful art when Shodans are practicing and teaching the masters form Suparimpei. Students know little they just follow their teacher that sets the lead, many of whom do not even know where the path (Do) is.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Monday, March 17, 2008

Karate has many ways but one truth - defence.

Kancho

Friday, March 07, 2008

There is an Italian saying " Don't look left and right to see who is watching you when you about to do something wrong, look up because GOD is watching you."

Kancho

The Japanese name Yoshihiro means wide spread goodness. This is the object of Goshin Kan karate. All parents who bring their students to Goshin Kan karate want their children to either improve their character or maintain a high standard of good behaviour. Pure goodness brings peace and love.

Kancho

Saturday, February 23, 2008

Some find great joy in helping others, while others find great thill when someone is harmed. There are five levels of our nature that plays a part in the way we think, act or react; at the highest level is divine, followed closely by cosmic nature, then human, then animal and at the lowest is demonic. We must all work hard in improving our thought patterns and be less judgemental, critical, harmful etc. in the way we think. Then our actions will also follow the pattern of our thoughts and the world will change and become full of peace and happiness.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Thursday, February 21, 2008

If ones respect for teachers only lasts as long as one is receiving something from them and finishes when there is no longer a connection then, such person is a very low human. Teachers must always be respected and valued for their contribution of knowledge to society. Egoistic beings lose respect quickly because all they have is selfishness.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Sunday, February 17, 2008

It is said a four year child laughs over 300 times a day while an average adult in the happiest countries laugh about 16 times a day.

Kancho Deena Naidu

"Judge me not by what you perceive or assume, walk in my shoes for a day and then you have the right to judge me." This is an age old saying that holds true even for todays world.

kancho

Saturday, February 09, 2008

Never waste time creating unkind thoughts about others as it will continuously relive itself until you get sick of it.

Kancho Deena Naidu

The strength of your punch comes from the correct positioning of your shoulders,
The speed is from the drive initiated by the mind through the action of muscle relaxation,
And the correct stances give it the support it needs to be effortless.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Wednesday, February 06, 2008

The expression of love at its greatest is by spontaneous acts of kindness in times of need.

Kancho

Friday, January 18, 2008

Praying for peace is wonderful, keeping peace with those around you is greater, however, not saying wicked things to those whom you dislike is the greatest.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Monday, January 14, 2008

The greatness about life is that we have choice and this determins our destiny. Never allow ego which grows from pride determin your choosing.

Kancho

Sunday, January 13, 2008

It is customary for karateka to revere our teachers. Without their sacrifice in acquiring knowledge and sharing this with us we would know nothing. Remain forever grateful, it is this that makes us divine, dishonoring Parents and teachers makes one into a demon. The consequence of either good or bad actions will bear its fruits in ones lifetime. Start today think good, be good and do good.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Happy New Year and may your dreams and aspirations manifest.
Pease keep safe and love your Parents and family and find no cause to be upset with them. God Bless.

Kancho

Monday, December 24, 2007

Love Ever
Hate Never

Serve Ever
Self serving never

Help Ever
Hurt Never

Forgive Ever
Revenge Never

Bless Ever
curse Never

Kancho Deena Naidu

Friday, December 21, 2007

Christmas is a time when we learn to share. It is a time when we express our divine qualities of giving and receiving love. The practice of goodness through this festive season must be carried out throughtout our lives so that we are forever giving love by our words and deeds. May the Divine shine its blessing on each and everyone of you, past and present students and may you continue to live a life of great compassion, unlimited tolerance and total joy. Merry Christmas and a wonderful new Year.

Kancho

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Those who have practiced karate throughout their entire life did not have short term goals. Their study is like a travel into the infinite space of the expanding universe. When karate ka say where to from here, they have either lost their path which usally happen when either the ego has stepped in or their mind was never in the right place or they have done an art with short term goals.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

A few moments prior to a boat sinking on a river, a professor was boasting of his worldly achievements. The pilot of the vessel asked him if he could swim, to which he replied he could not. The pilot then said to him, all your worldly achievements are useless if you cannot swim.

Kancho

Saturday, December 08, 2007

When we create a devil in our mind through the energies of ego, lust and greed it sits there like an invited guest and impossible to get rid of it. On the other hand we can welcome goodness such as kindness, love and forgiveness into our hearts, it will throw out the negative monster.

Kancho

Thursday, December 06, 2007

Karate skill is not to thrill or to kill.
But to develop a non violent nature
And act only on Divine Will.

Kancho



When you compare yourself with others
Your ego takes the drivers seat.

Kancho






I asked the question to my students‘ what will be your greatest achievement in karate. “
Then came the answers,
1) “to be able to confidently protect myself if need be”,
2) to be able to convince the enemy not to fight.
3) Never get angry in a confronting situation.
And many other great answers, none said to be a Black belt or receive the highest Dan grade.

Sunday, December 02, 2007

In my view, Gogen Sensei was an exceptional teacher and my hero, I have never listened to anyone who had adverse things to say about him. Either directly or indirectly, I learnt from him all I know in karate. For that I am forever grateful. He guided me towards being a good person, that in itself is enough, the Physical karate is just a bonus.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Monday, November 26, 2007

In Need, intensity in practice is the only way your karate will work for you.

Kancho Deena Naidu

Saturday, November 24, 2007


Friday, November 23, 2007

Masters bring Knowledge,
Listeners bring shelter,
Understanding brings confidence,
Work brings security,
Prayer brings hope.

Kancho

The only way to achieve your grade is to earn it through hard and intensive practice. Receiving it as a present ( as the Japanese masters would say) because you have contributed your time in assisting the organisation in some way is not a credible way of having a grade. I have seen many Japanese laugh behind the backs of foreigners who were given grades( presents) so that they can represent their styles in a overseas country. It is better to be a good low grade than a lousy high grade.

kancho

Sunday, November 18, 2007

Struggle beings happiness
Enemies bring tolerance
Suffering brings compassion
Forgiveness brings love.
Injury brings healing
Needs bring service

Kancho

Saturday, November 17, 2007

What we can do is always far greater than what we do.
Kancho

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Goshin kan has just one agenda and that is, through the art of karate-do, to give our selfless service to society. We being doing this for the past 27 years and hundreds have benefited from this community service work. One of our Mothers, who have been a student of mine when she was a junior, sent me an e-mail and she said to me that she will have her child in no other organization than with Goshin kan even if it is a great distance away. As it is said service to society is service to God.

Kancho

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Most people who practice karate with intensity have their goals set on becoming a black belt or even higher. Work hard and do all tests given to you with courage and effort and be proud of your achievements. Remember only 3 in a thousand make black belt. It is said by masters that those who receive honorary grades for political purposes are a shameful way of receiving a karate grade. Some schools give kyu grade students a honorary grade of black belt to run classes so that the karate organization could be bigger in number. A person who has received a honorary doctorate cannot cure people.

Kancho

Tuesday, November 06, 2007

Goshin kan teachings are from the traditional art of Karate-do. The students are taught the art so that they develop holistically. We do not believe in short cuts and half baked techniques. My teacher said study and practice the art so you can develop fully.

Kancho

Sunday, November 04, 2007

One of the greatest difficulties human's have is overcoming fear. Fear is an emotion that prevents success in anything we attempt. This is the reason why Goshin Kan’s teaching methods are based on love. We aim to help our students gain their full potential of being " Embodiments of Love" Then nothing can stand in their way of being successful in everything they attempt without fear blocking their path. It is said in the Holy Bible " It is love that casts out Fear". When I was young I struggled with maths through primary schooling. When I got to high school I had a teacher who taught us with love and we began to excel. All of us in his class was never afraid of maths, were never nervous at exam times and passed with distinctions. Love brings success.

Kancho