Sogi Zaemon, a Komuso Monk

Sogi Zaemon, a Komuso Monk

Sogi Zaemon — that’s the name of a wandering komuso monk who traveled through Chinayindu in search of weredemons. He was accompanied on his journeys by two large wolves: one white as the first snow, and the other gray like roadside dust.

The early life of Zaemon remains mostly unknown to the readers of ‘Takuan from Koto.’ We will only say that he encountered many hardships, and among them was parting with his beloved.

However, if you want to know a little more about Zaemon, you must read his page on Makipedia.

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Jamie Larson