虚無僧 Komusō

The komusōwere a group of Japanese mendicant monks of the Fuke school of Zen Buddhism who flourished during the Edo period of 1600-1868. Komusō were characterized by a straw bascinet (a sedge or reed hood named a tengai or tengui) worn on the head, manifesting the absence of specific ego. They were also known for…

Joji Hirota – Kokiriko Bushi

  Kokiriko no take wa Shichi zun go bu ja Nagai wa sode no Kanakai ja Mado no sansa wa Dedereko den Hare no sansa wa Dedereko den Mukai no yama ni Naku hiyodori wa Naite wa sagari Naite wa agari Mado no sansa wa Dedereko den Hare no sansa wa Dedereko den Mukai no…