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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. Advertisements

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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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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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Chichibu: Japan’s Hidden Treasure by Sumiko Enbutsu

This is more of practical book rather than academic reading. You could call it a travel guide but the reason I bought is because it has some 60 pages dedicated to the Chichibu Pilgrimage.

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