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Multilingual Koyasan wins over foreigners

National Jan 21, 2009

Multilingual Koyasan wins over foreigners

KOYA, Wakayama Pref. (Kyodo) In a dimly lit hall in the sacred Koyasan temple complex, a Swiss-born Buddhist priest joins other monks in reciting sutras in the early morning as foreign tourists watch the solemn 90-minute ceremony with intense interest. Kurt Genso, 57, whose real ...