1 edition of A Pilgrimage in Japan found in the catalog.
A Pilgrimage in Japan
Joan D. Stamm
A Buddhist journey to the thirty-three temples of Kannon, an ancient pilgrimage route in Western Japan traveled for over a thousand years.
Includes bibliographic information (220-224).
|Statement||Joan D. Stamm|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 225 pages|
|Number of Pages||225|
In his book Pilgrimage: A Very Short Introduction, Ian Reader offersan overview of pilgrimages in all cultures and religions, from Santiago in Spain and Shikoku in Japan to the well-known secular pilgrimages to Graceland in the United States and Robben Island in South book is part of the Very Short IntroductionOxford series that wants to reach students, scholars, and non-academics. Between Two Worlds: A Japanese d by the American documentary makers, Joanne Hershfield and Susan Caperna Lloyd. According to the description on YouTube, "In the two film makers headed out to the Japanese island of Shikoku just off the south coast of the main island to document an ancient Buddhist pilgrimage.
I arrived at on Shodoshima on Septem , with all accommodation for my eight days pilgrimage booked. My original plan was to walk the entire route and visit all 88 temples at once. However, the weather forecast had already shown that a typhoon was approaching Japan. Read more. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage (Japanese: 色彩を持たない多崎つくると、彼の巡礼の年, Hepburn: Shikisai o motanai Tazaki Tsukuru to, kare no junrei no toshi) is the thirteenth novel by Japanese writer Haruki hed on 12 April in Japan, it sold one million copies in one month.. The English-language edition, translated by Philip Gabriel.
Get this from a library! Pilgrimages and spiritual quests in Japan. [Ma Dolores Rodríguez del Alisal; Peter Ackermann; D P Martinez;] -- This text examines pilgrimages in Japan, including the meanings of travel, transformation, and the discovery of identity through encounters with the sacred. Martin Gray is a cultural anthropologist, writer and photographer specializing in the study and documentation of pilgrimage places around the world. During a 38 year period he has visited more than sacred sites in countries. The World Pilgrimage Guide web site is the most comprehensive source of information on this subject.
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The book I managed to put together is not to be read as “THE expert” text on the Shikoku Pilgrimage. Quite the contrary. I’m just a regular Canadian guy learning as I go. Nor is it supposed to be a “wacky expat in Japan has wild and crazy experiences on the holy venerated culturally precious excursion of the Japanese soul” kind of book.
This book is perfect summer reading. A Pilgrimage in Japan takes you on a delightful journey to the 33 temples of Kannon, the Bodhisattva of Compassion, through the words of Joan Stamm.
This is an ancient pilgrimage route in Western Japan, which has been travelled for over a thousand years. Statler followed the pilgrimage trail of Kobo Daishi, one of the men who brought Buddhism to Japan. The modern pilgrimage bears little resemblance to the original Buddha's teachings (or perhaps even to Kobo Daishi's); it co-exists with Shinto shrines (and even shamanism), although there are tales of the intermittent struggle between the two A Pilgrimage in Japan book Japanese belief systems/5.
Shikoku Japan 88 Route Guide The true Henro hing you need to know, and every walking henro who doesn't read Japanese should to carry it. The book includes 45 pages of general (but helpful) information about the pilgrimage plus all the maps you need to get around the island, including the main 88 temples, the 20 bangai temples, chi, and Mt.
Kōya. It also shows how pilgrimages are never over, but are often just the start of something else. (Ian Reader, Lancaster University, author of Making Pilgrimages: Meaning and Practice in Shikoku) In this wise and compassionate book, Sibley vividly captures life on the Buddhist pilgrim's road of Shikoku, Japan/5(38).
He has published several books and numerous articles on Japanese religious dynamics and practices, including Making Pilgrimages: Meaning and Practice in A Pilgrimage in Japan book (University of Hawaii Press, ), Pilgrimage in the Marketplace (Routledge, ), an edited volume Pilgrimage in the Japanese Tradition (with Paul L.
Swanson, as a special edition of. This exciting new book is a detailed examination of pilgrimages in Japan, including the meanings of travel, transformation, and the discovery of identity through encounters with the sacred, in a variety of interesting dimensions in both historical and contemporary Japanese culture, linked by the unifying theme of a spiritual by: 5.
The Shikoku Pilgrimage is the most famous pilgrimage in Japan. It is made up of 88 Buddhist temples scattered around Shikoku Island, the smallest of Japan’s four main islands. Pilgrims are said to follow in the footsteps of Kobo Daishi, the person credited with starting the pilgrimage in the ninth century.
A third book The Shikoku Pilgrimage of Takamure Itsue: An English translation of Musume Junreiki is a very personal and individual account of the thoughts of a 24 year old Japanese woman.
Japan provides the interesting background for her life and the s: Other pilgrimages would involve visiting several locations, such as the Shikoku pilgrimage, that will bring the pilgrims to 88 temples stretched on a km route around Shikoku island.
Nowadays, pilgrimages can be done on foot, by bicycle, car, tour bus, and train. The Pilgrimage Route of Japan tour will allow you to access and enjoy some of the culturally attractive areas and scenic sites of Japan. For a limited time, book your& group tour packages with no deposit required!!.
Stairway to heaven: hiking ancient pilgrimage trails in southern Japan Japan holidays Mountainous Kumano is the holy ground of Japan and pilgrims have been trekking there for centuries. In Japan, pilgrimages can be classified into two general types: (1) multi-site circuits and (2) single-site pilgrimages.
Multi-site circuits involve a number of sacred places linked together numerically, with each location devoted to the same single deity or to a group of related deities.
Shikoku 88 Route Guide. The “Shikoku Japan 88 Route Guide” is the indispensable companion for all walking Henro. Written by volunteers and periodically updated, the book contains a short introduction to the Shikoku Pilgrimage and detailed maps of the entire route along with a wealth of useful information to help you navigate the island and find places to eat, sleep and much more.
Paul Barach had his adventurous pilgrimage around Shikoku back in For him it was an experience of mixed impressions, feelings, and revelations. His book is entitled, “Fighting Monks and Burning Mountains”, and if you are thinking of coming to Shikoku to experience the pilgrimage yourself I very much recommend this book.
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Item Information. Condition: Brand New. (Book) NEW from Japan ++ Product Features ++ Written in Japanese only. July Rating: % positive. Pilgrimage through Japan. Most people do not associate Japan with doing a pilgrimage but Japan is a spiritual and religious place, filled with amazing nature, scenery and temples so it does make sense.
The two main pilgrimage walks in Japan are the Shikoku Henro vs Kumano are some great books to inspire both walks. Kannon, the Bodhisattva of Compassion, is the one who 'hears the cries of the world and vows to 'assist anyone in distress.' As the author embarks on the pilgrimage route that extends from the Japan Sea to the Pacific Ocean, through the ancient city of Kyoto and the modern city of Osaka, and to the many mountain tops in between, she allows the special characteristics and sacred presence of Pages: A Community Virtual Pilgrimage is a collaborative undertaking, involving representatives from many different contingents of the Nikkei community, as well as scholars, artists, and educators committed to actively memorializing the history of Japanese American incarceration during World War II.
The land and people of Japan are, in one word, beautiful. I fell in love with Kyoto from the moment I arrived. My two night stay at the Zen temple in Koyasan was, well, Zen. So peaceful and welcoming, a perfect way spend a couple relaxing nights before embarking on my pilgrimage.
Amy Chavez will be reading from her book “Running the Shikoku Pilgrimage: Miles to Enlightenment” at the Four Stories literary event J from p.m. at Cafe Absinthe, South.Having previously walked pilgrim paths including the Camino de Santiago, Canterbury's North Downs Way, and the Camino Inka, her goals for this trip are the very long Shikoku o-henro pilgrimage and the difficult but short Kumano Kodo.
This book is collected from her in-the-moment blog posts as she undertook this two-month journey. Reader offers an overview of "Pilgrimage as a global phenomenon"(1).
He descibes pilgrimages in all cultures and religions, like Santiago in Spain or Shikoku in Japan tno the well-known secular pilgrimages to Graceland in the USA or Robben Island in South manages to describe all aspects of pilgrimages from the beginning until today and about motives, practices and /5(6).