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by lostgypsy
Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:33 am
Forum: Shingon
Topic: how to use the 'counting mini-beads' on Juzu
Replies: 1
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how to use the 'counting mini-beads' on Juzu

Hi and Aloha, Our temple uses the traditional Shingon Juzu rosery, with two short strands, each with five beads, called jomyo, suspended below the two 'parent' or Boshu beads. From what I understand, these work similar to the 10s and 100s counter beads on an abacus. So, after doing one round of 108 ...
by lostgypsy
Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:07 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Aloha from Hawaii
Replies: 4
Views: 542

Aloha from Hawaii

Hi and Aloha! My name is Mike, friends call me China Mike. I lived five years in mainland China in the south, just above Hong Kong on the Chinese mainland in Guangzhou. I speak Mandarin, tiny bit of Cantonese. I have lived in Honolulu for ten years as of Feb. 2017, and I hope to move to Vietnam by t...

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