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Old 09-26-2002, 10:04 AM   #7
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Re: What does O Sensei's name mean?

Goldsbury Peter (Peter Goldsbury) wrote:
Koichi Tohei (in the Japanese name order Tohei Koichi) is written:


"。: TOU (also read as fuji) = wisteria

平: HEI (same as HEI in Morihei) = harmony

光: KOU (also read as hikari) = light

一: ICHI = one (i.e., the number).

Best regards,
So, Tohei Koichi Shihan's name means:

Wisteria Harmony First Light or First Light of Wisteria Harmony?

This is cool, thanks.


Happy Shugyo,

John B. Davis
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