The Way of the 88 Temples: Journeys on the Shikoku Pilgrimage.pdf

The Way of the 88 Temples: Journeys on the Shikoku Pilgrimage

Robert C. Sibley

The Henro Michi is one of the oldest and most famous pilgrimage routes in Japan. It consists of a circuit of eighty-eight temples around the perimeter of Shikoku, the smallest of Japans four main islands. Over the course of two months, the author walked this 1,400-kilometre route, visiting the sacred sites and performing their prescribed rituals.

How to Take the Pilgrimage. One can start the pilgrimage from any temple, but most pilgrims begin with first stop and continue along in order.Some people also start from Temple 88 and work their way around in the opposite order; it is said that the spiritual benefit is three times greater if the pilgrimage is undertaken this way. Thinking about walking the Shikoku 88 temple …

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