So we support the dance but it does not support us.
Cleaning is considered a vital part of the training process in all traditional Japanese disciplines and is a required practice for any novice. It is accorded spiritual significance. Purifying an unclean place is believed to purify the mind.
And we are not mountaintop sages who can live by consuming mist.
Stab the body and it heals, but injure the heart and the wound lasts a lifetime.