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Jodo (disambiguation)

Jodo may refer to:

  • Jōdō, a Japanese martial art that uses the jo, a wooden staff
  • Jodo Shu, a Japanese branch of Pure Land Buddhism, distinct from the larger Jodo Shinshu branch
  • Jodo, a pen name used by Alejandro Jodorowsky
  • Jodo Kast, a minor character from Star Wars who impersonated Boba Fett
  • Jodo-myeon, a township in Jindo County of South Jeolla Province, South Korea

, meaning "the way of the ", or is a Japanese martial art using a short staff called . The art is similar to bōjutsu, and is strongly focused upon defense against the Japanese sword. The is a short staff, usually about 3 to 5 feet (0.9 to 1.5 m) long.

Usage examples of "jodo".

For years Fett had been hearing about another bounty hunter who wore Mandalorian combat armor, a fellow named Jodo Kast.

The largest collection of this kind that I ever saw was in the court of a temple of the Jodo sect, at Hakata, in Kyushu: the mirrors had been given for the making of a bronze statue of Amida, thirty-three feet high.

I was rather taken by what Mongaku said, but those are the teachings of the Jodo Buddhists.

This was because Lord Wakamatsu had built it to atone for his destruction of three dozen Jodo, Nichiren, Tendai, and Shingon monasteries, and the slaughter of five thousand monks, together with their families and supporters.

He got control of himself fast enough to avoid bumping into his father and turned back quickly, but Jodo Kast swung the wrought-iron gate shut.

He was still wearing his Jodo Kast armor, though without the helmet and gauntlets.

Even though Jodo Kast is not among them, your assassination of Thyne while disguised as Kast will again lead his attention to me.