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The Way of the 88 Temples

Journeys on the Shikoku Pilgrimage

The Way of the 88 Temples( )
Author: Sibley, Robert C.
ISBN:978-0-8139-3472-3
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Virginia Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $23.95
Book Description:

Compelled to seek something more than what modern society has to offer, Robert Sibley turned to an ancient setting for help in recovering what has been lost. The Henro Michi is one of the oldest and most famous pilgrimage routes in Japan. It consists of a circuit of eighty-eight temples around the perimeter of Shikoku, the smallest of Japan's four main islands. Every henro, or pilgrim, is said to follow in the footsteps of Kōbō Daishi, the ninth-century ascetic who founded...
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Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Religion / General
Biography & Autobiography / Religious
Travel / Asia / Japan
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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