immortal wishes:
labor and transcendence
on a Japanese sacred mountain

Ellen Schattschneider

Duke University Press (2003)

TEACHING RESOURCES

Akakura Mountain Shrine Rituals

The Great Summer Festival (Taisai)


As worshippers drive up the mountain, they come to the lower torri gate of Akakura Mountain, at the lower parking lot. On the morning of the Summer Festival (Taisai) large banners have been mounted by the gate.







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