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Album"0" is the debut album of Re: Buddha, a music platform formed by Japanese monk musician Kanho Yakushiji and Gyosen Asakura. "0" is the buddhist concept of "emptiness" itself, meaning from nothing to something and from something to nothing. There is also the meaning of starting anew and creating anew.
The album embodies the concept of Re:Buddha "Boardless" , which includes a total of 8 mantras/sutras from different Buddhist sects that combine electronic music, vocal, and chorus.
New music style and platform for building REcommunication between people and the spirit of ZEN Buddhism, founded by Kanho Yakushiji and Gyosen Asakura. New interpretation of Buddhist chant, mantras by talented ZEN Monks.
Born in 1979. I am from Imabari city, Ehime prefecture. Currently, he is a deputy director and a musician of Rinzai sect and Imaji temple in Imabari. In 2003, as a chorus group "KISSAQUO" formed in Kyoto. The origin of the group name comes from the Zen language "tea ceremony" which has the meaning of "please go for tea". On July 16, 2016, one-man live performance was held at the Matsuyama Municipal Hall Kaikan Great Hall, and the mobilization of nearly 700 people was recorded! Also released the 5th full album "Daylight Day". Nationwide TSUTAYA CD Daily Ranking, winning third place dignifiedly while indie. On January 8, 2017 Kyoto Prefectural Culture and Arts Center Band One Man Live also paid great success with full ceremony. On August 3rd, guest appeared in Alfie Konosuke Sakazaki's TV program "Odaiba Folk Village", and he plays with Mr. Sakasaki and Mr. George. In July of this year, the withdrawal of the members is decided, and as a monk solo vocal project newly, "Kissaquo" is restarted from autumn. Moreover, in order to connect Buddhism to the next generation as a priest,Searching for expressive ways of multiplying music and Buddhism, A challenging work "Heart Sutra" album with various arrangements plus voices will be released in May this year. The original version, "Heart Sutra cho ver. (Short mix)" already exceeded YOUTUBE 1 million times! China's SNS recorded amazing 14 million plays.
A Buddhist monk at the Jodo Shinshu Buddhist Temple, who has been performing techno since 2016.