Realm of Yamabushi Ascetics and Ancient Living Buddhas


(This excerpt was taken from Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion)   http://www.japantoday.com/category/travel/view/in-the-realm-of-yamabushi-ascetics-and-ancient-living-buddhas TSURUOKA CITY — Living in modern Tokyo, one can be forgiven for doubting that anybody wants to undergo serious ascetic training. Perilous hikes on sheer mountain slopes, food and sleep deprivation, solitary meditation, prayers and other religious rituals are distant and exotic adventures.… Read More Realm of Yamabushi Ascetics and Ancient Living Buddhas