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Heart Sutra Center

A Chant Card for the Heart Sutra, the Prajnaparamita
used for services at the SFZC in it's early days.

This card was printed for the May 20, 1962 Shinsanshiki, or Mountain Seat Ceremony, officially installing Suzuki as the abbot of Sokoji, the Soto Zen temple at 1881 Bush Street in San Francisco.
This one folded open. Translation by Shunryu Suzuki.
Thanks to Ken Spiker for saving it all these years and sending us this scan.

The two-sided chant card which later replaced the four-sided

View the English for this and the two-sided card

Now go to the Cuke Basket under the Buddhism and Nothings section and get this chant card on tee shirts and other items. Check it out and support with a purchase.