PZI Rinzai Rakusu Pattern – Sew Your Own Rakusu


Here are the basic instructions on sewing your own rakusu. A task not to be taken on lightly and better in a group – even if you are separated but can compare notes. Every piece of the rakusu is symbolic and important for the four guardians at the corners to the ring and the final stitched golden mountain brand on the neck band.

05-Steven Doyle’s Rinzai Rakusu directions