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Sosai Oyama's 18th memorial service in Mt. Mitsumine


IKO Kyokushinkaikan founder Sosai Masutatsu Oyama's 18th memorial service was held at the Mitsumine Shrine in Saitama Pref. on Monday, April 16. 160 members took part in this memorial service which included IKO President Kancho Shokei Matsui, Shihan Yuzo Goda, IKO officials, Branch Chiefs from all over Japan and oversees, all members who went to the International Training Camp after the 2012 friendship tournament and headquarter staffs. Participants together gave prayers to the founder of Kyokushin karate. The memorial sevice started with a prayer Shinto style then members moved to the "Soreisha" where Sosai Oyama's spirit rest and finishied by paying respect to Sosai's Monument.

Shinto style prayer

In front of "Soreisha" where Sosai Oyama's spirit rest

All participantes in front of Sosai's Monument

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