10/27/2006

Pilgrims

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。。。 大垪和の遍路道 Ohaga Henro Trail

Ohaga Pilgrimage to 88 Stations of the Shikoku Pilgrimage

四国遍路にちなんで、 大垪和にも88ヶ所があります。春になると住民がそれを回ります。
中心は両山寺 。。。Ryoosan-Ji です。


棚田の散歩道にもあり、極楽庵の散歩道にもあります。
これから紹介します。



極楽庵の前のは 63番です。

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第六十四番 Nr. 64






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- 2017 -

I start a new Henro pilgrimage in Edo !

. Gofunai 御府内八十八ヶ所霊場
88 Henro Temples in Edo .


This pilgrimage was established in 1755 by Shootoo Oshoo 正等和尚 Shoto Osho (1703-1774).



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. 白石島 遍路 Shiraishi Henro - May 2006.
今日の Japan Times と言う新聞に白石島に住んでいる友達、
Amy Chavez の話がのった。




Shiraishi Island Pilgrimage - Kasaoka, Okayama

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Japanese Buddhist Pilgrimage
Michael Pye

Japanese Buddhist Pilgrimage explores the ritual practice of “circulatory pilgrimages” – the visiting of many temples in a numbered sequence. Every year, hundreds of thousands of pilgrims travel such temple routes, seeking peace of mind, health and wellbeing for themselves and others as the benefits of such meritorious endeavour. This form of pilgrimage appears to be unique to Japan. The practice began centuries ago and involved visiting 33 temples devoted to the Bodhisattva Kannon, spread widely over western Japan. Soon afterwards the equally famous pilgrimage to 88 temples on Japan’s fourth island of Shikoku came into prominence.

This is the first comprehensive study of all the major and many of the minor routes, The book also examines how the practice of circulatory pilgrimage developed among the shrines and temples for the Seven Gods of Good Fortune, and beyond them to the rather different world of Shintō. The varying significance of the different pilgrimages is also explored. In addition to all the information about the routes, the book includes numerous illustrations and examples of the short Buddhist texts chanted by the pilgrims on their rounds.
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無縁仏  遍路の顔も 石に消え

ガビの遍路と俳句 

Read about Pilgrims and Haiku

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Walk along small sanctuaries of the 88 stations of the Shikoku Pilgrimage, right here in Ohaga.

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大垪和 - 道の駅にもどる  <> BACK 

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1 comment:

Cow Lady said...

Gabi, I am interested in doing the Ohaga pilgrimage. Do you have any photos you could post? How long does it take to do the whole thing?