Friday, November 28, 2014

Izumo 33 Kannon Pilgrimage Day 10 Iya to Higashi Matsue


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I made an early start for the tenth day of this pilgrimage walk, and the approaching dawn heralded another glorious day of fine weather.

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I would be visiting 2 temples of the pilgrimage, but many more shrines.

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Part of my route will be along an older "shinto" pilgrimage, the Ou Rokusho, that connects 6 of the oldest shrines in this area that used to be the provincial capital when centralized government was first set up.

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Kojin would be much in evidence. My route will take me inland along the southern edge of a wide valley, and then back along the northern edge. My starting point and finishing point are only a few kilometers apart.

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2 comments:

  1. "shinto" pilgrimage. Very beautiful images and text
    I have read more about this subject. Very interesting indeed

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  2. Animating the spirit in a Nature inspired journey is a good way, to be sure. Excellent photos and accounts

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