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Old 06-20-2004, 01:37 PM   #13
Dojo: Messores Sensei (Largo, Fl.)
Location: Florida
Join Date: Mar 2001
Posts: 1,267
Re: When you bow do you worship or just...

Christopher Li wrote:
Some dojo have everyone bow to a shrine and/or perform some kind of basic Shinto ritual, some don't.
After Ellis' comments about Kuroiwa, I wanted to watch him again on the 85 Expo tape. Fast-forwarding through, I saw several instructors bowing to the banner above the stage which basically said, "Friendship Demo."

Don J. Modesto
St. Petersburg, Florida
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