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Oryoki Bowls

Oryoki Bowls

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Oryoki is Japanese for "that which contains just enough." In Japanese Zen Buddhism, "oryoki" is a set of nesting bowls used in ceremonial meals during sesshin. Monks and nuns receive the bowls at their ordinations. The ceremonial meal itself is also called "oryoki."

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