immortal wishes:
labor and transcendence
on a Japanese sacred mountain

Ellen Schattschneider

Duke University Press (2003)


Teaching Resources

Akakura Mountain Shrine Architecture

Shinden and Reido: Festival

The same view of the Shinden and Reido, decorated on the monrning of the Great Summer Festival. The statue of the founder has been dressed in a robe of gold brocade.

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