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

This subshrine is dedicated to the memory of a great kamisama who died in 1991.  It is contrasted with the senior ("honke") branch of Akakura Mountain Shrine,

For an account of the Junior branch and its position in the larger Akakura Mountain Shrine community, see Immortal Wishes, pp. 184-206.


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