Koshin Shinko is the belief that you are born with three worms (called sanshi) inside your body, and that these creatures’ only purpose is to shorten your life so they can be free again.
In this podcast I not only tell you more about those nasty parasites and how you can hinder them, I also talk about those three monkeys (See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil) and how they are here to help you out. Oh, and immortality. I also talk about how you can gain immortality.
I found the dates for 2017: Feb. 2/April 3rd/June 2nd/August 1st/September 30th/November 29th.
The intro/outro music of Uncanny Japan is a song by Christiaan Virant (“Yi Gui” from Ting Shuo). The whole album is just gorgeous, as it everything else by FM3.
So…every 60 days…we get so slumberparty…without the slumber – ofcourse…Lol
…I’m in. ????
YES! I found the dates for this year! Next one is April 3rd. I’m in, too.
Well, I’m definitely not going to be able to sleep on Koshin days now! Ack!
Loved the story and insights into this strange and curious belief.
Thank you, Jenny. I know. I’m wondering if I could possibly drink those worms into submission on Koshin days.
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