SHINTO
Practical Wisdom for the Modern World
OPENING DOJO
REFERENCE
Shofukan Rotterdam Opening 2005 October 8
The Opening ceremony of Japanese Cultural Centre Shofukan was attended by Japanese Embassy and Iaido Master Matsuoka Yoshitaka. With his sword he purified the four corners during the Great Purification ritual. During the shinto ceremony the kami were invited to empower the kamidana, the spiritual centre of the dojo.
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