Exasperated with the teacher’s results and instructions, Herrigel blurted out to challenge the Master: “If that’s the case, you must be able to hit the target when both eyes are covered.”
Master Kenzo paused for a moment and replied: “Come to me tonight”. PROVIDE PHOTOGRAPHER
When one eye looks at the destination, there is only one eye left to find the way.
When darkness fell, the two returned to the backstage where the training ground was located. Kenzo walked over to the shooting range with practice steles hiding in the dark darkness. The Grand Master Archer stepped into position, raised his bow, stretched the bowstring and released his hand, the arrow tearing the wind in the darkness of the other side of the training ground.
Herrigel then wrote: “From the sound, I know the arrow hit.”