1. fish gong; fish wood block; temple block; round, hollow, wood block (vaguely fish-shaped, usu. with scales), struck while chanting sutrasBuddhist term
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2. Wooden fish"Muyu" redirects here. For the town in Shennongjia District, see Muyu, Hubei. For the overseas studies program, see Woodenfish. A wooden fish,,,, sometimes known as a Chinese block, is a wooden percussion instrument similar to the Western wood block . The wooden fish is used by monks and laity in the Mahayana Buddhist tradition. It is often used during rituals usually involving the recitation of sutras, mantras, or other Buddhist texts.
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杢魚 【もくぎょ】


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