At New Years, the grant (blessings) of the Fertilizer (Joyous Service),
(Shogatsu) (koe no Sazuke wa) 5-7 waka
(yare mezurashii). 7
Smilingly receiving the grant (God’s blessings),
(Nikkori) (Sazuke morotara) 5-7 waja
(yare tanomoshi ya). 7
Wandering (mind), settle your mind.
(Sanzai) (kokoro o sadame). 5-7 waka
(Yononaka(a)). 5 waka
The truth will flourish (truth of God’s teaching and the soul will spread due to hinokishin)
(Ri o fuku(u)). 5 waka
Free and unlimited workings everywhere.
(Musho ni) (dekemawasu). 5-5 waka
Whatever you prepare (plant the seeds/hinokishin), will reap (talking about new members).
(Nanikani tsukuri) (toru nara), 7-5 waka
Yamato will be blessed with a rich harvest (new members)
(Yamato wa) (honen ya). 5-5 waka
bring them here (new members).
(Koko made) (tsuite koi). 5-5 waka
The full harvest (members) will be fixed
(Torime ga) (sadamarita).
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Summary of Song 2: Purify mind (like 3 year old), spread God’s truth (hinokishin), and pray (Joyous Service). This will bring new members to our places of worship.