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[Epub] ❥ Japanese Pilgrimage Author Oliver Statler – Education-reference.co Japanese Pilgramage' is Oliver Statler's account of walking the Shikoku Pilgrimage a thousand mile trek around the fourth largest island in Japan following the path of an ancient Buddhist master It isJapanese Pilgramage' is Oliver Statler's account of walking the Shikoku Pilgrimage a thousan.

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7 thoughts on “Japanese Pilgrimage

  1. Smiley Smiley says:

    Kindle Oliver Statler Ô Japanese Pilgrimage MOBI ê Ô japanese mobile, pilgrimage book, Japanese Pilgrimage PDFFrom the writer's afterword in 1983 and its brownish pages I did not think I would enjoy or finish reading this paperback at all However I found it amazingly readable and informative since Oliver Statler has written from his direct experiences as a pilgrim on the island of Shikoku with Nobuo Morikawa his Japanese friend along the formidable thousand mile almost two month journey in 1971 his first being in 1968 p 335Hi


  2. Nick Nick says:

    Kindle Oliver Statler Ô Japanese Pilgrimage MOBI ê Ô japanese mobile, pilgrimage book, Japanese Pilgrimage PDFStatler 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 major Japanese belief systems Statler has open eyes and an open mind and his prose is fluid and full of interesting stories and legends about temples their keepers priests monks royal struggles and of course fellow pilgrims past and present The most vivid stories are probably those of Shunkan the abbot of a wealthy Zen temple who become co conspirator in a royal plot and was exiled t


  3. Dustin Dustin says:

    Kindle Oliver Statler Ô Japanese Pilgrimage MOBI ê Ô japanese mobile, pilgrimage book, Japanese Pilgrimage PDFVery evocative a fairly dense book and I did find myself wishing it was of a travelogue in order around the pilgrimage path it actually jumps around a lot It really does give a feeling for what it might be like to walk the circumference of Shikoku both when it was written in the 1980s and in the distant past


  4. Ad Ad says:

    Kindle Oliver Statler Ô Japanese Pilgrimage MOBI ê Ô japanese mobile, pilgrimage book, Japanese Pilgrimage PDFThis is where one begins On this mountaintop at the holiest spot of this sprawling complex of temples in the shadow of these towering cedars one stands before the tomb of the saint whose life and legacy inspire the pilgrimage Here one asks his blessing his guidance and protection his company on the pilgrimage to comeOne of the things still suarely on my ToDo list is the Shikoku Pilgrimage of 88 Temples A few times I have dipped in a toe so to speak by visiting No 1 Ryozenji in Tokushima; No 31 Chikurinji in Kochi; No 51 Ishiteji in Matsuyama; and No 84 Yashimaji near Takamatsu But these were random visits and not part of a pilgrimage While this big but pleasant task is still glittering in my future I am thinking about the book that first aroused my interest in the Shikoku Pilgrimage Japanese Pilgrimage by Oliver Statler It was Statler's fascinating account that made me fantasize about threading in the footsteps of Kobo Daishi In this expertly writte


  5. William Ash William Ash says:

    Kindle Oliver Statler Ô Japanese Pilgrimage MOBI ê Ô japanese mobile, pilgrimage book, Japanese Pilgrimage PDFThis is the best English book on the 88 Sacred Places of Shikoku Pilgrimage Statler completed this journey several time and researched it extensively Statler weaves a fascinating tale of Japanese culture crossing centuries of history But be warned if you read this book you may just end up on the island of Shikoku as a pilgrim yourself and I speak from experience An excellent book for those interested in Japan and Japanese religion


  6. Erik Erik says:

    Kindle Oliver Statler Ô Japanese Pilgrimage MOBI ê Ô japanese mobile, pilgrimage book, Japanese Pilgrimage PDFI lived in Shikoku for six years and I did the 88 Temples pilgrimage in 2011 with my dad This book was the inspiration for that An excellent and deeply personal travelogue


  7. Miriam Miriam says:

    Kindle Oliver Statler Ô Japanese Pilgrimage MOBI ê Ô japanese mobile, pilgrimage book, Japanese Pilgrimage PDFMeet the author in Miami


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