Receiving tenbatsu or shinbatsu

Receiving tenbatsu or shinbatsu

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Katori

Helsinki, Finland

#1 Nov 5, 2009
Hi,

I've got this tendency to think something
inappropriate in my mind every time I especially
when I try not to. I may have commited an offence in
my mind towards a kami unintentionally because of
this. Would I receive tenbatsu? I'm European and
don't know basically anything about Shinto. I
believe I've got OCD (obsessiveĀ–compulsive disorder)
of at least some degree, although it has not been
diagnosed.
Hey

Beijing, China

#2 Nov 14, 2009
I can't speak for orthodox practitioners, but personally I believe the Kami are a lot more understanding of the human condition than they're given credit for.
I mean...they're spirits...they've gotta know that
us 'lowly mortals' fuqu up sometimes...right?

Sorry about the OCD...tough break...but really...I wouldn't worry about tenbatsu unless you plan to go piss on the Meiji shrine or something...you know?

Good luck,
M
Baydjing

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