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Blogging Anecdotes of Oyasama 109

109. Yoshi, Yoshi

On one occasion, Yoshie Iburi (later Yoshie Nagao) asked Oyasama, “Why do we chant ‘Yoshi, yoshi‘ at the end of Choto hanashi and Yorozuyo?” Oyasama answered

“You chant ‘Yoshi, yoshi‘ to conclude Choto hanashi and Yorozuyo. And you must do so. There is nothing bad in saying so, because it means ‘it’s good, it’s good.'”

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Post-26 Report (Aug 2008)

Fifth Installment of “Savoring the Realm of the Mikagura-uta” Lecture Series

The fifth installment of “Savoring the Realm of the Mikagura-uta” lecture series sponsored by the Oyasato Institute for the Study of Religion was held at 13:00 on August 25. (It was held on the sixth floor of the Tenrikyo Doyusha building.) The lecturer this month was Masahiko Okada sensei and he was assigned to discuss the so-called “Section Four” or “Fourth Section” (Dai-yonsetsu) of the Mikagura-uta, also known as the Yorozuyo Hasshu (Eight Verses of the Yorozuyo).

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