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Honshu
the largest populous island of Japan; the center
Koyasan
mountain in Wakayama prefecture south of Osaka; headquarters of Shingon Buddhism
Kukai, Kobo Daishi
Shingon Buddhist monk, and the national hero of Japan. Brought Shingon Buddhism to Japan and was named Kobo Daisho posthumously. 774-835
Shikoku
The smallest and least populous of the japanese islands; site of the henro; the periphery; the land of four;the land of death.
Shingon
"true word" Buddhist sect established by Kobo Daishi
bakufu
"office in tent" shogunate government
henro
the 88 temple pilgrimage in Shikoku; a pilgrim during the shikoku pilgrimage
kami
gods or spirits
mandala
"circle" "completion" representative of the Buddha's cosmic vision
Shinto
"way of the kami" non-Buddhist japanese religion
Emon Saburo
first pilgrim, a rich man who rejected Kobo Daishi and went to find him
Austerity
a practice imposing physical rigors on the body, usually to liberate the spirit, soul, mind. ex: fasting, chastity, wearing a hair shirt, the rule of silence
dogyo
one practice; togetherness, together with Daishi
dogyoninin
one practice, two people; usually printed on a pilgrims hat
fuda
a name slip left at a temle or alms-giver
nihonjinron
discourse on Japaneseness/discourse on the Japaneseai
settia
alms given to pilgrims
reactualization
Mircea Eliade's term for ritual repetition that makes scred events present now
kokugaku
edo period nativist movement
Hirata Atsutane
kokugaku thinker
kokoro no furusato
home villiage of the heart
Miyazaki Hayao
anime creator and director
sendatsu
pilgrim guides, ranked on a system of grades
Takamure
early feminist writer
Tonari no Totoro
my neighbor totoro
Yanagita Kunio
folklorits and kokugaku re-thinker
illud tempus
(eliade) "that time" in which the gods, heroes, etc. performed the sacred acts of myth
Kojiki
712 compilation of myths and legends, largely about the divine orgins of Japan
Miyazaki Tateki
walking pilgrim revivalist
nativism
in japan, usually either kokugaku or nihonjinron
Matsuo basho
jap poet, associated with later haiku form
mujo
impermanence
mono no aware
the pathos-response to fleeting, beautiful things