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Three doves inside kanji.
Lay in rest.
To beckon weary pilgrims in.
Wooden ladle waits for hands…..
Wash away the days of sin.

Pass under Daimon (big gate)
Incense fills the air.
Banner of white set before us.
A monstrous climb in stairs.

Binzuru sits waiting…
The great healer who heals all.
Beyond golden Buddhas.
In front a praying stall.

Two claps a bow and a clap.
Coin already thrown.
Stand lingering in thought a while.
Then make the journey home.

Ritual complete….