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The Shomyo - Koyasan Nanzanshin Ryu - Furui

HOKEN INABA

The Shomyo - Koyasan Nanzanshin Ryu - Furui

Ref: FSD5661


Price: 25.99

Shomyo, Buddhist chanting by Hoken Inaba, the charismatic chief monk of the Koyasan Hongakuin Temple. The chants are of the Nanzanshin school shomyo of the Shingon sect.

1. Rishukyou Chuukyoku1 2. Rishukyou Chuukyoku2 3. Rishukyou Chuukyoku3 4. Gosan Shichikango 5. Gosan Shinryakukango 6. Gosan Bussan 7. Ekoukada 8. Shoumyourai


The Shomyo - Koyasan Nanzanshin Ryu - Iyashi

HOKEN INABA

The Shomyo - Koyasan Nanzanshin Ryu - Iyashi

Ref: FSD5662


Price: 25.99

Another volume of Buddhist chanting by Hoken Inaba.

1. Shourei Kongoukai 2. Zensan Shichibongo 3. Zensan Shinryakubongo 4. Zensan Fudoubongo 5. Souraikada 6. Ungabai 7. Sange Shodan 8. Sange Chuudandainichi 9. Sange Koudan 10. Taiyou



Shikoku 88 Kasho Goeika 1

KIYOMASA SEIHO

Shikoku 88 Kasho Goeika 1

Ref: FSD5152


Price: 18.99

Goeika is a type of Japanese Buddhist music, essentially, short praise poems sung to the accompaniment of small metal gongs and hand bells. It is sometimes compared to Gregorian chants, and were written by Emperor Kazan about one thousand years ago. The 88 temple pilgramage is a 1,400 mile Buddhist circuit around the island of Shikoku, through 88 temples founded by the monk and scholar Kukai, who is credited with creating the kana syllabary in the Japanese language. Together with volume 2, this is a recording of each of the goeika associated with the 88 temples. 49 tracks.



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Shikoku 88 Kasho Goeika 2

Shikoku 88 Kasho Goeika 2

Ref: FSD5153


Price: 18.99

Volume 2 of the goeika (Buddhist hymns) associated with the 88 temples on the Shikoku pilgramage tour. 49 tracks.



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Okyo Jodoshinshu Danshinto Kingyo

JODOSHU HOUSHIKI KENKYUJO

Okyo Jodoshinshu Danshinto Kingyo

Ref: FSD5154


Price: 18.99

Jodo Shinshu, literally True Pure Land Religion, also 'Shin Buddhism' was founded by the monk Shinran Shonin and is probably the most practiced branch of Japanese Buddhism. 24 tracks of Jodo Shinshu chants.



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Okyo Koyasan Shingonshu Danshinto Kingyo

KOYASAN SHINGONSHU KYOGAKUBU

Okyo Koyasan Shingonshu Danshinto Kingyo

Ref: FSD5155


Price: 18.99

Koyasan (Mount Koya) is the centre of Shingon Buddhism. A small town near the top of the mountain, Koyasan is home to over 100 temples. This is a CD of 15 tracks of Buddhist chants from some of these temples.



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Okyo Shingonshu Buzanha Danshinto Kingyo

SHINGONSHU BUZANHA SHUMUJO

Okyo Shingonshu Buzanha Danshinto Kingyo

Ref: FSD5156


Price: 18.99

Shingonshu Buzanha is a Buddhist sect based on the teachings of Kobo Daishi, Kogyo Daishi and Senyo Sojo, three great masters. The head temple is in Nara, and the centre at a temple in Tokyo. This is an album of 22 chants associated with the sect.



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Okyo Shingonshu Chizanha Daishinto Kingyo

SHINGONSHU BUZANHA SHUMUJO

Okyo Shingonshu Chizanha Daishinto Kingyo

Ref: FSD5157


Price: 18.99

19 Buddhist Chants associated with the Chizanha branch of Shingon Buddhism. The head temple is the Naritasan Shinshoji Temple.



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Okyo Sotoushu Danshinto Kingyo

SOTOSHU DAIHONZAN EIHEIJI INO

Okyo Sotoushu Danshinto Kingyo

Ref: FSD5158


Price: 18.99

The Soto school of Japanese Buddhism is one of the three zen sects, established in China during the Tang Dynasty in the 9th century, and brought to Japan in the 13th century. The head temples are Eiheiji and Soji-ji. This is an album of 19 texts chanted in Soto temples, including Sandokai, 'Harmony of Difference and Sameness'.



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Okyo Rinzaishu Danshinto Kingyo

HANAZONO DAIGAKU HOGI KENKYUJO

Okyo Rinzaishu Danshinto Kingyo

Ref: FSD5159


Price: 18.99

Rinzai, one of the three zen sects, is the Japanese line of the Chinese Linji school. The emphasis is on sudden enlightenment. This is a CD of 19 chants associated with the Rinzai sect.



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Okyo Nichirenshu Danshinto Kingyo

NICHIRENSHU ICHIDOKAI

Okyo Nichirenshu Danshinto Kingyo

Ref: FSD5160


Price: 18.99

Nichirenshu is a Buddhist order, founded by Nichiren Shonin in the 13th century. It's doctrine is based on the belief that the Lotus Sutra represents the embodiment of the Buddha. It's most important chant is Odaimoku- Namu Myoho Renge Kyo- 'Adoration to the Scripture of the Lotus of the Perfect Truth' 18 tracks.



Okyo Hokkeshu Danshinto Kingyo

HOKKESHU OSAKA KYOKU HOSANKAI

Okyo Hokkeshu Danshinto Kingyo

Ref: FSD5161


Price: 18.99

Hokkeshu is a sub-school of the larger Nichiren Buddhist school. 22 chants.



Okyo Tendaishu Danshinto Kingyo

DENDAISHU SEIMEI KENKYUKAI

Okyo Tendaishu Danshinto Kingyo

Ref: FSD5162


Price: 18.99

The Tendai School of Buddhism is one of the largest schools, its practices based on the Lotus Sutra, and belonging to Mahayana Buddhism. 19 tracks.



Okyo Toyamagata Shugen Kingyo Shiki

SHINGONSHU DAIGOHA SOHONZAN DAIGOJI

Okyo Toyamagata Shugen Kingyo Shiki

Ref: FSD5163


Price: 18.99

Toyama and the mountains of Tateyama are an important Shugendo site. Shugendo is a religion based upon attainment of a kind of magical and supernatural power through training in the mountains. 27 tracks.



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Okyo Jodoshinshu Honganjiha Monshinto Kingyo

JODOSHINSHU HONGANJIHA SEIMEI KENKYUKAI

Okyo Jodoshinshu Honganjiha Monshinto Kingyo

Ref: FSD5164


Price: 18.99

Honganji is the largest school of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism, established in 1321. 6 tracks.



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Okyo Shingonshu Otaniha Monshinto Kingyo

BINON NO NAKI

Okyo Shingonshu Otaniha Monshinto Kingyo

Ref: FSD5165


Price: 18.99

13 chants associated with the Otanhiha sect.



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Koya san no Shomyo - Shuseikai

SHINGON SHOMYO NO KAI

Koya san no Shomyo - Shuseikai

Ref: FSD5016


Price: 26.99

Pure and traditional shomyo, or Buddhist chants from one of the most revered Buddhist sects in Japan. 19 tracks and 77 minutes of bliss.



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Koya-san no Shomyo - Iidate Rongi, Sanno-Iu Tsukinami Monko

SHINGON SHOMYO NO KAI

Koya-san no Shomyo - Iidate Rongi, Sanno-Iu Tsukinami Monko

Ref: FSD3605


Price: 26.99

The celebrated buddhist monks who belong to the shin-gon sect, perform the real, raw shomyo or buddhist chants. This CD is of the Iidate Rongi, a ceremony that is held every month, that takes on a form something like a discussion.



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Onko Chishin

TENDAI SHOMYO,TATSUYA KOUMAZAKI & PANGAEA

Onko Chishin

Ref: FSD1769


Price: 26.99

Coming primarily from China, the practice of singing and composing chants based on sacred texts and hymns became known as Shomyo in Japan. Elaborate ceremonies could include court music, or gagaku, although unrelated the chanting and the instrumental music performed simultaneously creates a powerful multisonic texture. On this new recording, the Tendaisyomyo Buddhist sect are joined by guitarist Tatsuya Koumazaki and the group Pangaea, playing various percussion, the Japanese zither, the Koto and flutes among other instruments to add another dimension.

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Inori

HIDA SHINGON SANGON,TATSUYA KOUMAZAKI & PANGAEA

Inori

Ref: FSD1768


Price: 26.99

One of two remarkable recordings of Shomyo (Buddhist chants) this one of the Shingonshu sect, accompanied by taiko drums, shinobue (flute) nohkan (flute) koto (harp), sho (mouth organ), percussion and most notably guitar. It is an unlikely combination but totally effective as voices, normally sung accappella, are enhanced by a sympathetic accompaniment that enriches their effect.



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Kouya-san No Shomyo - Dai Mandara Kyo

KOUYA-SAN SHOMYO NO KAI

Kouya-san No Shomyo - Dai Mandara Kyo

Ref: FSD1798


Price: 26.99

The real and raw shomyo (buddhist chanting). Engaging, fascinating and strangely relaxing, as the low pitched drones are accompanied by metalitic percussion, shell blowing, and just accappella on others. Includes powerful, startling solo singing, from an exclusive, high buddhist sect. Not for anyone with a nervous disposition.



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Kouya-san No Shomyo - Jorakukai

KOUYA-SAN SHOMYO NO KAI

Kouya-san No Shomyo - Jorakukai

Ref: FSD2587


Price: 26.99

Superb recording of mostly unaccompanied buddhist chanting, sometimes in unison, sometimes solo. There are 24 main monks performing, the oldest and leader being 91 years old. The chants are punctuated with the occasional bells (hansho, kin) and gongs (nyo, dora) The monks belong to the Shin-gon sect and Joraku-kai is one of their main ceremonies held at Tongo-buji temple. The shingon sect was founded by Kukai (774-835) who died aged 60 on Mount Koya. Fascinating document.



Shomyo - Taizo Kai Mandara Kyo

MONKS FROM HIEI-ZAN ENRYAKU-JI

Shomyo - Taizo Kai Mandara Kyo

Ref: FSD1799


Price: 26.99

Traditional shomyo- buddhist chants with only minimal accompaniment.



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Shomyo - Japanese Buddhist Chant of the Shin-Gon Sect

BUDDHIST MONKS OF OKUNION TEMPLE

Shomyo - Japanese Buddhist Chant of the Shin-Gon Sect

Ref: FSD1354


Price: 18.99

Performance of the Tsukinami Mieku, a Buddhist memorial service for the dead.



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