2021-10-19 The power of chanting and bowing
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Wholehearted chanting can be a bridge that connects us with loved ones and with more-than-human realms. It can also take us into a present which contains both past and future, the living and the dead.
Sources: Article "Why do we recite sutras?" by Hakuun Yasutani-roshi, and Zen Wisdom, Knowing and Doing by Master Sheng Yen