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What's with the basket over the head?

 
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Shakhi
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PostPosted: 2013-07-29, 18:35    Post subject: What's with the basket over the head? Reply with quote

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I've come across a few shakuhachi players on YouTube wearing a basked over their head and someone here also has one in their avatar. What's this all about?
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PostPosted: 2013-07-29, 19:05    Post subject: What's with the basket over the head? Reply with quote

Jon Kypros has an explanation on his website: komuso monks (and their weird headgear).
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PostPosted: 2013-07-29, 19:53    Post subject: What's with the basket over the head? Reply with quote

Thank you. Interesting site. Smile
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PostPosted: 2013-07-30, 05:47    Post subject: What's with the basket over the head? Reply with quote

The basket keeps in all the crap that teachers put in your head.
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PostPosted: 2013-07-30, 15:11    Post subject: What's with the basket over the head? Reply with quote

x moran wrote:
The basket keeps in all the crap that teachers put in your head.

Though it only really works if you have a hole in your head, live in a gravity free environment and take care to strap it on.
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