Naviarhaiku224 – the milky way

The haiku of the week is by Taneda Santoka, a poet and mendicant priest who chose walking meditation instead of zazen or sitting meditation. It is estimated that he walked about 28,000 miles during his life as a priest. You can read more about his poetry and equally interesting life at


Deadline: 25th April 2018

Poem by Taneda Santoka

Picture by Michał Mancewicz