Exploring Kiryu, Ashio, and Nikko Mountain Walks in the Land of Shodo Shonin

Exploring Kiryu, Ashio, and Nikko Mountain Walks in the Land of Shodo Shonin
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  • ISBN-13: 9780834802421
  • ISBN: 0834802422
  • Publication Date: 1992
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated


Plastow, Michael


In Japan, to the NE of Tokyo lies an area of pristine mountain beauty: the region surrounding Kiryu, Ashio, and Nikko -- famed site of magnificent Toshogu Shrine. Plastow reveals the best routes, most breathtaking views, and prettiest hidden shrines and temples. He guides you not only through the forest, but through the area's past as well, telling of the travels of Shodo Shonin, the mountain ascetic who roamed this area centuries ago. Following in the sage's footsteps, Plastow describes local folkways and beliefs while pointing out the interesting wayside statues, stones, and other landmarks. Detailed info. about local flora and fauna, special seasonal attractions, and places to stay. Illustrated.Plastow, Michael is the author of 'Exploring Kiryu, Ashio, and Nikko Mountain Walks in the Land of Shodo Shonin', published 1992 under ISBN 9780834802421 and ISBN 0834802422.

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