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Texas Shinto Study Group Meeting 18DEC05 Japanese Garden Fort Worth Botanical Ga

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  • John Hidalgo
    Texas Shinto Study Group Meeting 18DEC05 Japanese Garden Fort Worth Botanical Garden The Texas Shinto Study Group ( www.texasshinto.org ) will be holding a New
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      Texas Shinto Study Group Meeting 18DEC05 Japanese Garden Fort Worth
      Botanical Garden

      The Texas Shinto Study Group ( www.texasshinto.org ) will be holding
      a New Year's Day Misogi at 10:00 at Barton Springs on Sunday,
      January 1st, 2006. Misogi is a great ritual for purifying one's
      self; especially at the start of the new year.

      WE WILL BE MEETING RAIN OR SHINE.
      In the event of rain meet at the covered picnic area

      About Misogi
      In the most literal sense Misogi is the practice of removing kegare
      (pollution) from the body/mind/spirit by ritual bathing in cold
      water... purification in a river, waterfall, or sea. for a more
      detailed explanation see
      http://www.tsubakishrine.com/test/Misogi.asp .

      Details
      Date: Sunday January 1st, 2006
      Time: 10:00 CST
      Contact: For more information contact John Hidalgo at (512) 310-2142
      or oniyama@....
      Attire: Men - Fundoshi or swim trunks, Women - White short kimono or
      keiko gi jacket/top with appropriate swimwear. Everyone - Hachimaki
      (I will try to have some by that time), kimono or robe, zori or
      similar sandals
      Bring: Tatami beach mat or a beach towel. There is a changing room
      with showers on site so feel free to bring whatever toiletries you
      wish.
      Where to meet: Meet at the entrance at the main building. In the
      event of rain, meet at the covered picnic area (see picture below).
      Location: Barton Springs, Zilker Park2101 Barton Springs Road,
      Austin Texas 78704 (See:
      http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/parks/bartonsprings.htm)
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