SKKS XIX: 1902

In the conception of reminiscence.


wa ga tanomu
nana no yashiro no
kakete mo mutsu no
michi ni kaesu na
I make my plea
To the Seven Shrines,
Garlanded with barken cords:
For a while to the sixfold
Path of sorrows let me not return.

Former Abbot Jien

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