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Books on Japanese Pilgrimages

Friday, June 3, 2005 Posted: 11:20 AM JST

There are countles books about Japanese Pilgrimages. Here is a short selection of the best of such books available at Amazon.

The Traveler's Guide to Japanese Pilgrimages
Ed Readicker-Henderson (Author)
ISBN: 0834802910, Paperback (240 pages)
Weatherhill

Japanese Pilgrimage
Oliver Statler (Author)
ISBN: 0688018904, Hardcover (349 pages)
William Morrow & Co

Making Pilgrimages: Meaning And Practice In Shikoku
Ian Reader (Author)
ISBN: 0824828763, Hardcover (350 pages)
University of Hawaii Press

Rearranging the Landscape of the Gods : The Politics of a Pilgrimage Site in Japan, 1573-1912
Sarah Thal (Author)
ISBN: 0226794210, Hardcover (344 pages)
University Of Chicago Press

Pilgrimages And Spiritual Quests In Japan
Maria Rodriguez del Alisal (Author)
ISBN: 0415323185, Paperback (272 pages)
Routledge/Curzon (Published on April 30, 2006!)

A Henro pilgrimage guide to the eighty-eight temples of Shikoku, Japan
Taisen Miyata (Author)
ISBN: B0006EGDM4, Unknown Binding (159 pages)
Northern California Koyasan Temple (Out of print, but recommended if you can find it)

NOT AVAILABLE AT AMAZON:

Shikoku Henro: Hitori Aruki D�gy� Ninin
Tateki Miyazaki (Author)
Henro Michi Hozon Ky�ryoku Kai
A two volume set in Japanese. Volume 2 is a must even if you don't read Japanese, because of the excellent maps.

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2 comments so far post your own

1 | At 04:52am on Nov 08 2007, engelbertink wrote:
I would like to order volume 2 of shikoku henro: hitori aruki dogyo ninin.
could you tell me how to order it and how to pay for it?
ben
2 | At 07:53am on Nov 08 2007, Kjeld Duits wrote:
Engelbertink, just follow the instructions at http://www.manekineko.ne.jp/hatsuo/hon.html

I assume that you read Japanese, but if you don't you can make use of http://www.excite.co.jp/world/url/

Paste the URL, click on the right radio button, then on the button on the right of the URL input form.

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