Shugendō (修験道) is a 1500+ year-old syncretic religious path of training and testing, characterised by periodic rituals of spiritual death & rebirth, pilgrimage, ascetic exercises, retreat and meditation practices.
The Koshikidake (甑嶽山) sect's home temple, Kannon-ji

(観音寺), is located in Yamagata prefecture, Japan.  This is the site of a branch located in Meanjin (Brisbane, Australia).


koshikidake shugen // shugendo studies oceania

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