immortal wishes:
labor and transcendence
on a Japanese sacred mountain

Ellen Schattschneider

Duke University Press (2003)

Teaching Resources

Akakura Mountain Shrine

The Junior (Bunke) Subshrine

Altar of the foundress of the Junior shrine branch, on which her photograph is displayed along with offerings of rice wine.


(drum of founder)

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(ancestral altar)

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