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Book Announcement: Pilgrims Until We Die: Unending Pilgrimage in Shikoku

Pilgrims Until We Die: Unending Pilgrimage in Shikoku Ian Reader and John Shultz The Shikoku pilgrimage, a 1400 kilometre, eighty-eight temple circuit around Japan’s fourth largest island, takes around forty days by foot, or one week by car. Historically, Buddhist … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: East or West: A Walking Journey Along Shikoku’s 88 Temple Pilgrimage

Alexandra Huddleston East or West: A Walking Journey Along Shikoku’s 88 Temple Pilgrimage The book is available through The Kyoudai Press and The Photo Eye Bookstore. Description: East or West: A Walking Journey Along Shikoku’s 88 Temple Pilgrimage is an abridged … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: “Two Views of the Shikoku Henro Pilgrimage”

Today’s fun link is “Two Views of the Shikoku Henro Pilgrimage” on Néojaponisme. In the article, W. David Marx interviews two American writers who hiked the 88-temple henro route in Shikoku (separately) and wrote about their experiences. Tucked between the … Continue reading

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