The poems that begin each chapter are selected from

I like the translation

The Little Treasury of One Hundred People,

One Poem Each

Compiled by Fujiwara no Sadaie (1162-1241)

Translated by Tom Galt

Copyright 1982 Princeton University Press

Princeton, New Jersey


The prayers in chapters 11, 12 and 16 are modeled after

prayers in

Norito: A New Translation

of the Ancient Japanese Ritual Prayers

by Donald L. Philippi

The Institute for Japanese Culture and Classics

Kokugakuin University, Tokyo, 1959