One thought on “Prince Shotoku: Founder of Japanese Buddhism and the Japanese Nation (Article) – Ancient History Encyclopedia

  1. new desert says:

    This one came into my box this evening, dear Sister, and I couldn’t help not sharing it with you.

    So much wisdom in it 🙂 and love as well ❤

    Love Letters — Ikkyu

    Every day, priests minutely examine the Law
    And endlessly chant complicated sutras.
    Before doing that, though, they should learn
    How to read the love letters sent by the wind
    and rain, the snow and moon.

    ~ Ikkyu ~

    (Ikkyu and the Crazy Cloud Anthology, trans. by Sonya Arutzen)

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