October 26, 2016, 6:45 pm ~ by Taigen Shodo in news
Shodo Harada Roshi reading the Teidai Denpo, the Dharma lineage. Roshi pointed out how important it is to learn the exact pronunciation of each ancestor in this lineage. Since we read the Dharma lineage not from Japanese Kanji but from Roman letters, it is difficult to pronounce correctly. Each name should be distinctively read, so that the Dharma lineage is not read like a song.