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The Eight DO
SANYODO - The Eight Roads of KOTO




BITCHU KO-AOE 
~First Fork~
TSUNETSUGU School 

MORITSUGU NIN-AN 1166 "Ten Sons" See MORITSUGU ___|______                        TSUNETSUGU(1) SHOGEN GOBAN KAJI   |_________________ ____________________
___|_____        ____|____             ___|_____ TSUNETSUGU(2)    YASUTSUGU             SANETSUGU KEN-RYAKU 1211       | TEM-PUKU 1233    KEN-RYAKU 1211     _________________|          to TEI-O 1222 ___|______       ___|_____    TSUNETSUGU(3)    YASUTSUGU            - KEN-CHO 1249 -            

 TSUNETSUGU(1): "Ten Sons" SHO-GEN GOBAN - 5th month. Narrow, deep         SORI KAMAKURA TACHI - KO-KISSAKI with strong FUNBARI.         ITAME with JI-NIE. CHIJI-MEN "Bunched-thread" and SUMI         HADA. KO-CHOJI KO-MIDARE or SAKA-ASHI CHOJI-MIDARE in         KO-NIE. BOSHI: MIDARE YAKIZUME. BITCHU-no-KAMI title.     MEI: TSUNETSUGU TSUNETSUGU(2) KEN-RYAKU: ITAME. SUGU GUNOME HA with ASHI.     MEI: TSUNETSUGU YASUTSUGU TEM-PUKU (f: TSUNETSUGU): YASU form: KO "Peace." ITAME   (YASU)  HADA shows strongly standing, dappled JI-NIE UTSURI.         NIE KO-MIDARE BA has KINSUJI. GUNOME-CHOJI MIDARE with         SAKA-ASHI has NIE.     MEI: YASU          BITCHU-no-KUNI YASUTSUGU

SANETSUGU KEN-RYAKU to TEI-O (f: TSUNETSUGU(1): This could be an
apparition as the dates are the same for MORITSUGU son.
See MORITSUGU School.

YASUTSUGU KEN-JI 1275 to SHO-O (f: SANETSUGU): Second Yasutsugu,
School man.

 TSUNETSUGU(3) KEN-CHO (f: YASUTSUGU): KO-ITAME with dappled          JI-NIE. KO-NIE DEKI SUGU KO-MIDARE and KO-CHOJI patterns         with stronger NIE. BOSHI: with little turnback.     MEI: TSUNETSUGU

JUZUMARU  "Five Great Swords" - Sword of NICHIREN "The Sun-Lotus"


JUZUMARU TSUNETSUGU
       NAGASA: 2 SHAKU 7.6 SUN             MOTO-HABA: 1.2 SUN
         SORI: 1 SUN                       SAKI-HABA: 6 BU
       NAKAGO: 7.9 SUN   
The revered NICHIREN, predictor of the future - Mongol Invasions, 
wore his JUZU rosary string about this sword as a public and political 
display
    ~ the Rosary and the Sword ~
SUGATA: Thick support to the broad KO-KISSAKI, and a graceful balance, 
        defeat the eye before its great length. Continuous and marked 
        FUNBARI appears subtle throughout the deep curve. 
        Strong MIDARE-UTSURI wafts through KO-ITAME. JI-NIE. 
        A long undulation of line varies the SUGU-like KO-CHOJI MIDARE, 
        which pushes and leans with deep-falling NIOI-ASHI. Pattern 
        becomes almost KUZURE in places. MURA KO-NIE. HOSO-SUGU BOSHI 
        now falling on the HA. KO-MARU KAERI. Long UBU NAKAGO with 
        two-character MEI: 
                                                  TSUNETSUGU 

Nichiren

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