Author Archives: Janie K.

Short update

It won’t be long now till I fly to Japan. Specifically, I’ll be leaving on 23rd September. I am almost packed but that’s probably as far as I have gone with all the promised planning.

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New Resolution

It is often said that those who do pilgrimage do it for a reason. Some do it to show gratitude to the Gods for allowing them to have the career they do, some seek guidance. Everybody has their own reason … Continue reading

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Questioning

I know it has been quite a while since I posted last. The main reason for the break is because I haven’t really been driven to read anything related to the topic. For some reason, I am still excited about … Continue reading

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Geography, Environment, Pilgrimage by Barbara Ambors in Nanzan Guide To Japanese Religion

This time I just read a section of the book as it was a recommendation of the provisional dissertation supervisor. So the main reason wasn’t that much the content of this article as its reference, but to understand the relevance … Continue reading

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First set of maps for the pilgrimage

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All these maps are not a detailed one in the sense that they don’t show every turn and corner but they provide some details about every temple on the route, anything interesting about them. What I also enjoy is the … Continue reading

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All Research is Fieldwork: A Practical Introduction to Studying in Japan as a Foreign Researcher by Levi McLaughlin

So I have just finished reading this article and there is only word to describe it: useful.

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Meeting with a provisional dissertation supervisor (30.5.2014)

I know it is quite a few days later but since it is the end of exam period I have decided to just relax and not pay much attention to this blog. Well, that’s going to change with this post … Continue reading

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