SONG 1

(shougatsu) (koe no sazuke wa)                    5-7 waka

(yare mezurashii)                                            7

At New Years, the teachings of the Fertilizer (Joyous Service),

how remarkable!

 

(nikkori) (sazuke morotara)                           5-7 waka

(yare tanomoshi ya)                                         7

Smilingly receiving the teachings,

how promising!

 

(sanzai) (kokoro o sadame)                            5-7 waka

Wandering mind, settle it.

 

(yononaka)                                                     5 waka

In the world,

 

(ri o fuku)                                                        5 waka

the truth will flourish (truth of God’s teaching and the soul will spread due to hinokishin)

 

(mushou ni) (dekemawasu)                                   5-5 waka

Free and unlimited workings will appear everywhere.

 

(nanikani tsukuri) (toru nara)                          7-5 waka

Whatever you prepare (plant the seeds/hinokishin), will reap (talking about new members).

 

(Yamato wa) (honen ya)                                       5-5 waka

Yamato will be (blessed with) a rich harvest (new members)

 

 

(koko made) (tsuite koi)                                          5-5 waka

here, bring them (new members).

 

(torime ga) (sadamarita)

The full harvest (members) will be fixed 

 

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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.

 

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