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Japan: Teaching Buddhism by sign language

A blogger at Toppei no Minna Chigatte Minna Ii (トッペイのみんなちがってみんないい) introduces a website where it is possible for deaf followers to download the .wmv files and the original texts of the Buddhist Sacred Scriptures interpreted through the use of the (Japanese) sign language. While this initiative may not sound new to Christian believers, it seems to be one of the first experiments of this kind related to Buddhism since the Society for the Promotion of Buddhism (仏教伝道協会, Bukkyô Dendô Kyôkai) [jp] released a DVD entitled “The Teaching of Buddha by the Sign Language” (手話仏教聖典) [en] in 2007.

1 comment

  • sundeep

    Respected sir

    i want to studies japanish languange in hindi

    with regards

    sundeep

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