The Link between Incense and Archery
Incense ceremony and archery practices are both aimed at helping people concentrate. By means of the focusing on the actions, rituals, spiritual practices, concentration, and related courtesy, we can fully train our body and mind in the hope that our body and mind merge into one.
Usually, we are bothered by too many thoughts and distractions, which keeps us from staying calm. Only by staying focused can we fully quiet down and resonate with the purer or higher frequency in the cosmic universe.
When we can resonate with the universe or the Way, in the eyes of ancient people, it can be depicted as the unity of heaven and human beings.
The subtle interaction of incense and archery shows a wonderful balance of Ying and Yang, and the exhibition of both in fact goes beyond all the happenings, including the exhibition itself. All the occurrences belong only to the very moments and give off unique and exclusive touching phenomena!