SIS XX: 1348

Composed when the Bodhisattva had arrived in the bay, having come from southern India for the consecration of the Tōdaiji.


riyauzen no
siyaka no omaFe ni
sin’nyo kutisezu
aFimituru kana
At Vulture Peak
Before the Buddha
Did we swear
That truth has broken not, and
Now we meet again!

Major Archbishop Yukimoto

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