Thread: Doka?
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Old 06-06-2001, 10:46 AM   #2
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Wink Re: Doka?

Originally posted by Ta Kung
On this websites first page, you can always read a "Doka of the day".
Am I the only one who doesn't get it? Are these "dokas" some sort of poems or another kind of haiku? Some of them makes sense, both others (like the one above) I just can't understand. Please help me!
PS. Don't tell me it's 'cause I'm Swedish! =)
KAMI : No, it isn't, Patrik! Even japanese have the same problem. Kaiso was very mystic and his doka involve knowledge of ancient Shinto texts, tempered by his Omoto-Kyo involvement and his personal interpretation.
Some of them are really impossible to understand.

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