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We are happy to send you various items used in our practice, in gratitude for donations to The Korinji Foundation. 

KORINJI 2021 OMAMORI

 

Omamori are traditional protective talismans given by Buddhist temples to their supporters. They are often inscribed with the bonji - Sanskrit mantric syllable - of a particular buddha, bodhisattva, or deity, and are then empowered in a ritual during which the energy of that being is invoked. When hung in a home, vehicle, or place of work - or even carried daily - omamori serve not only to protect but also to establish energetic connection with the temple and teacher.

Korinji's omamori are made of wood and each is empowered by Meido Roshi. This year, the bonji is that of FUDO MYO-O. Fudo is a wrathful figure with a frightening, almost demonic face, surrounded by flames. Wielding the sword of wisdom that cuts delusion, he represents the intense energy of compassion that acts to liberate suffering beings. He is also a deity prayed to on behalf of the deceased; Fudo is always ready to come to the aid of those in need, within this world and also in other realms. Essentially, Fudo Myo-o is a figure that can help us to smash through any obstacle.

Omamori are aproximately 2.5 inches high with a cord for hanging. 

OPTIONAL: Roshi will write your name, or that of someone you specify, on the back of omamori during the empowerment ceremony. If you would like this, please specify below when using the PayPal button.


Donation: $35.00 each in USA (international orders please inquire first, as shipping will be an additional charge).

ORDERING DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30. Omamori will ship in late December or early January.

BONJI CALLIGRAPHY BY MEIDO ROSHI

 

Calligraphy of the bonji - Sanskrit mantric seed syllables - of buddhas, bodhisattvas, and deities that are important in our practice. Each piece is stamped with one of Meido Roshi's seals and then empowered by him in a ritual during which the mantra of the deity is recited. It should be noted that bonji consecrated in this manner are not considered symbols of a buddha or bodhisattva, but actual manifestations of those beings. As such, these calligraphies may be used in place of statues or other images on a Buddhist altar, and should in any case be treated respectfully.

Please see below for currently available pieces (pieces are made to order, so images show may not be the exact piece you will receive). If you wish to request a work featuring a specific deity's bonji or mantra, please inquire. Custom sizes and layouts are possible.

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FUDO MYO-O

The mantric syllable kan (Sanskit: ham). Fudo Myo-o (Acala Vidyaraja) is a wrathful deity who wields the sword of wisdom to cut delusion, and the sword of discipline to bind demons. The fiery energy of Fudo cuts through all obstacles.

Sumi ink on textured art paper, approximately 9" by 12".

Seal: "Meido."

$185.00

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KANNON BOSATSU

The mantric syllable sa. Kannon (Avalokitesvara) is the bodhisattva of compassion, who tirelessly responds to the cries of suffering beings.

Sumi ink on textured art paper, approximately 8.5" by 10.5".

Seal: "Meido."

$185.00

 

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A (DAINICHI NYORAI)

The mantric syllable A is the dharmakaya, the ultimate nature of all beings, represented by the figure of Dainichi Nyorai (Mahavairocana Buddha). This seed syllable is visualized in the practice of ajikan, a meditation method used in the Shingon, Tendai, and Shugendo traditions.

Sumi ink on heavy cardstock, approximately 8.5" by 10.5".

Seal: "Meido."

$185.00

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JIZO BOSATSU

The mantric syllable ka (Sanskrit: ha) is that of Jizo (Ksitigarbha). Jizo is revered as a bodhisattva that cares for beings in all the six realms; he has vowed not to attain buddhahood until the hellish realms in particular are emptied. He is especially beloved in Japan as protector of children as well as travelers. This piece additionally includes the mantra of Jizo, made with a wood stamp carved in the mid 1920's.

Sumi ink on heavy cardstock, approximately 8.5" by 11".

Seal: "Meido."

$185.00

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FUDO MYO-O

This is a longer bonji of Fudo than the one above; it contains the syllables kan and man (Sanskit: ham mam) that are found at the end of one of the Fudo mantras. Fudo Myo-o (Acala Vidyaraja) is a wrathful deity who wields the sword of wisdom to cut delusion, and the sword of discipline to bind demons. The fiery energy of Fudo cuts through all obstacles.

Sumi ink on heavy cardstock, approximately 9" by 12".

Seal: "Meido."

$185.00

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MARISHITEN

The mantric syllable ma is that of Marishiten, the guardian deity of Korinji. Much revered by the samurai, it is said that he (or sometimes, she) moves as fast as light and cannot be seen or traced by foes. She has the power to protect, confer prosperity, and cut through all obstacles. This calligraphy is stamped with a Marishiten design drawn for Korinji by Shokai Koshikidake, the Headmaster of the Mt. Koshikidake tradition of Shugendo.

Sumi ink on heavy cardstock, approximately 8.5" by 10.5".

Seal: "Meido."

$185.00

FORGED COPPER PENDANTS - FUDO MYO-O

 

From the monastery forge: a copper pendant hot-stamped with the bonji (Sanskrit mantric seed syllable) of Fudo Myo-o. Can be worn on a cord as shown, put on a keychain, or just carried as an omamori (protective talisman).

 

Each pendant is hand-forged by Meido Roshi and then empowered by him in a ritual during which the mantra of Fudo is recited. 

1/16" thick copper, approximately 2" high x .75" wide.

$75.00 each. Please choose red or black cord color.


 

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