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Title Arukihenro : walking pilgrims / a Tiger Toda film ; produced, directed and edited by Tommi Mendel
Published Watertown, Mass. : Documentary Educational Resources, [2008]
copyright 2006
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (73 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Summary For a great number of people the main motive for undertaking a pilgrimage consists in the journey itself. This constant quest seems to be a central need of each human being. This documentary focuses on this need in relation to the lives of today's Japanese wandering pilgrims. It shows their motives, aims and desires as they travel along the 88 Temples' Pilgrimage that circles the Japanese island of Shikoku
Notes In Japanese with English subtitles
Subject Buddhist pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Japan -- Shikoku Region.
Temples -- Japan -- Shikoku Region.
Shikoku Region (Japan) -- Religious life and customs.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Mendel, Tommi.
Osada, KĊichi, 1943-
Toda, Atsuko.
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Tiger Toda Productions.
Other Titles Walking pilgrims