While I pray that the soul of Yoko's mother may rest in Heaven, I pray and hope with all my heart that all the people living abroad -- and those living in their countries, too -- may be able to be there for their parents at their deathbeds, and may all be able to take care of their parents when they are sick.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2001年1月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT171021", "2566682"
Tenryuji was founded on the instruction of the warlord Ashikaga Takauji, with the priest Muso Soseki （1275-1351） as the first abbot, in order to pray for the soul of Emperor Godaigo （r 1318-39）, who died at Yoshino in 1339."IC015004", "2459822"
God rest his soul.〔【直訳】神よ、彼の霊を休ませたまえ。〕
May he rest in peace.
pray for the souls of those who perished in the fighting
Buddhism is a major presence in the life of the Japanese people. Even if they are non-believers they go to temples, are buried according to Buddhist rites and, after death, are given posthumous Buddhist names. Most families have a Buddhist altar in their homes, where they place offerings, burn incense and pray for the repose of their ancestors."NIPO-240", "2268528"