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verse upon first striking of bell (tsukizome 撞初)

Hearing sounds, one awakens to the way;
seeing forms, one illuminates the mind.
When the spiritual mirror is not obscured,
it transcends past and present.
Homage to Kanzeon, of Great Compassion.
mon sho godō  聞聲悟道
ken shiki myo shin  見色明心
rei kan fumai  靈鑑不昧
chōko ek-kin  超古越今
namu daihi kan zeon  南無大悲觀世音