immortal wishes:
labor and transcendence
on a Japanese sacred mountain

Ellen Schattschneider

Duke University Press (2003)

Teaching Resources

Sacred Places

Oishi Jinja

After passing under the main white torri, the main approach to Oishi shrine is marked by a line of smaller torri (Shinto gates). The author wheels her bicycle up the hill, on the way up to Akakura Mountain Shrine.


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