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Nyūbu: Rituals of Death and Rebirth in the Mountains

     [photo book forthcoming]

Contents [+photobook - 2021]:
1. Introduction: Chemistry of the Universe
2. Notes on the Essential Practices of Shugendo
3. The Sublime Gate of Shugendo
4. Living in the Practice and the Law of Perseverance
5. The Blossoming Flower of Awakening
6. Where are the Kami?
7. Breaking our Conceit
8. Grief and Reverence for the Mountain Divinity.
9. Strong Like a Mountain: Shugendo at Mt. Koshikidake
10. Practices of Immediate Awakening

11. Ritual Death and Rebirth: Learning from Shugendo
12. Tending to the Dead and Feeding Hungry Ghosts

13. A Wandering Beggar's 'Stage of Practice'

14. Initiation and the Ascetic Self-Identity in Shugendo

15. Notes & Recommended Reading

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