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The '''''Do-Kando''''' is the holy book of [[Shu-Keseg]], written by [[Keshu]] and then split by [[Dereth]] and [[Korath]].{{book ref|Elantris|43}}
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The '''''Do-Kando''''' is the ancient holy book of [[Shu-Keseg]], a religion on [[Sel]].{{glossary ref|elantris|D}}
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==Contents==
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It is among the earliest extant pieces of Selish literature, thought to be preceded only by ''[[Wyrn the King]]''.{{book ref|Elantris|43}} The book consists of the teachings of the [[JinDo]] religious philosopher [[Keseg]] (also known as Keshu or KeHwo), as recorded by his two primary disciples, [[Dereth]] and [[Korath]].{{glossary ref|elantris|K}} Keseg drew from the traditional JinDo value of unity and applied the concepts of a single, omnipotent god and an organized ministry.{{glossary ref|elantris|K}} Keseg's work was considered revolutionary even though his primary intent was to clarify existing JinDo beliefs.{{glossary ref|elantris|K}}
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==Legacy==
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[[Dereth]] and [[Korath]] interpreted Keseg's teachings differently{{annotation ref|Elantris|chapter=18|link=annotation-elantris-chapter-18}} and wrote their own holy books, the ''[[Do-Dereth]]'' and the ''[[Do-Korath]]''. These books remain the basis for the two religions most commonly practiced in modern [[Opelon]].{{book ref|Elantris|18}}{{book ref|Elantris|41}} The [[Shu-Dereth|Derethi]] still use the ''Do-Kando'' to some extent alongside the ''Do-Dereth''.{{book ref|Elantris|3}}
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While explaining his supposed conversion to Shu-Dereth to [[Hrathen]], [[Dilaf]] claimed that a Derethi [[arteth]] gave him a copy of both the ''Do-Kando'' and the ''Do-Dereth'' and that he read them in one night.{{book ref|Elantris|3}}
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
In the original printings of [[Elantris (book)|Elantris]], this book was once referred to as Do-Keseg,{{book ref|Elantris|3}} which was fixed to Do-Kando in the Tenth Anniversary Edition of Elantris.
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*In the original printings of ''[[Elantris (book)|Elantris]]'', this book was referred to as the ''Do-Keseg''.{{book ref|Elantris|3}} This was changed to ''Do-Kando'' in the Tenth Anniversary edition of ''Elantris''.
   
 
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Revision as of 23:27, 2 October 2019

Do-Kando
Type Religious/philosophical text
Author Keseg
Language JinDo
World Sel
Universe Cosmere
Featured In Elantris

The Do-Kando is the ancient holy book of Shu-Keseg, a religion on Sel.[1]

Contents

It is among the earliest extant pieces of Selish literature, thought to be preceded only by Wyrn the King.[2] The book consists of the teachings of the JinDo religious philosopher Keseg (also known as Keshu or KeHwo), as recorded by his two primary disciples, Dereth and Korath.[3] Keseg drew from the traditional JinDo value of unity and applied the concepts of a single, omnipotent god and an organized ministry.[3] Keseg's work was considered revolutionary even though his primary intent was to clarify existing JinDo beliefs.[3]

Legacy

Dereth and Korath interpreted Keseg's teachings differently[4] and wrote their own holy books, the Do-Dereth and the Do-Korath. These books remain the basis for the two religions most commonly practiced in modern Opelon.[5][6] The Derethi still use the Do-Kando to some extent alongside the Do-Dereth.[7]

While explaining his supposed conversion to Shu-Dereth to Hrathen, Dilaf claimed that a Derethi arteth gave him a copy of both the Do-Kando and the Do-Dereth and that he read them in one night.[7]

Trivia

  • In the original printings of Elantris, this book was referred to as the Do-Keseg.[7] This was changed to Do-Kando in the Tenth Anniversary edition of Elantris.

Notes

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