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On Mon, Nov 04, 2002 at 07:41:10AM +0000, Mat McVeagh wrote:
> >From: Steg Belsky <[log in to unmask]>
> >
> >On Sat, 2 Nov 2002 09:02:25 +0000 Mat McVeagh <[log in to unmask]>
> >writes:
> > > about Russia - the idea of Red (Great) Square being filled with
> > > Russian
> > > Buddhist fanatics chanting "Nam myoho renge kyo!" may be funny but
> >
> >What does that chant mean, btw?
> >
> No idea actually! There must be a Japanese speaker on here. It is a major
> Buddhist chant and is in Japanese; I presume it's Zen.

Ok, I know Mat is nomail but -

Isn't this chant Tibetan or something?  "Nam" can't be Japanese, and while
"renge" and "myoho" *could* be, they don't seem very likely.

Amanda