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The 3 hand positions (each have the same representations as in Kosho as well as a fourth representation):

KIGAN- represents the spirit

KAISHU- represents the mind

HOKEN- represents the body

The moon disc over the lotus (adopted from the Sankrit syllable "A" within the Shingon practice):

The moon symbolizes the pureheart that lies within a person

The lotus symbolizes the heart latent within a person trying to achieve enlightenment.

The BAI (Bhai) represents the Sanskrit symbol associated with Yakushi (medicine Buddha of Healing).

These links can help assist you in understanding history as it pertains to our dojo

Kempo facts

Kokoro Ryu Reiki