The Six Days of Fasting

Dedicated practitioners in China and Japan observe the 六斎日 rokusainichi, six days of fasting, rigorous practice and strict observance of the Precepts.

Memories of Tamon-in

The aim was clear and further aided by the auspicious publication of the complete set of the Tendai Shido Gyōki in English; it was time to go through a training process known as gyō at Tamon-in.