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What should you read to learn about the Shikoku pilgrimage?

I recommend starting with the work of Oliver Statler. The American scholar Oliver Statler (1915-2002) still stands at the center of Western studies on the Shikoku pilgrimage. If you want to learn more about the pilgrimage in English, the best … Continue reading

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‘Rules of the Poet Wanderer’ from Oliver Statler’s ‘Japanese Inn’

-The American scholar Oliver Statler (1915-2002) still stands at the center of Western studies on the Shikoku pilgrimage. More to come in the future post… “Be prepared to die at anytime. Don’t think of tomorrow: tomorrow will take care of … Continue reading

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