immortal wishes:
labor and transcendence
on a Japanese sacred mountain

Ellen Schattschneider

Duke University Press (2003)



 

Teaching Resources

Akakura Mountain Shrine

Ancestral Memorialization Rite (Senzo Kuyo)

 

In preparation for the ancestral memorialization rite in October, the central statue of Shokannonsama is surrounded with flowers.

 

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