Taki Kudo, shamanic medium of Tsugaru

(Producer) Filmed between 1991 and 1997, the video documents the final years of Ms. Taki Kudo, a medium, healer, and fortune teller. Every year she comes to Japan's sacred Mt. Osorozan. Summoning the spirits of the dead, she answers clients' questions with reassurances and criticisms from...

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Main Author: Omori, Yasuhiro
Corporate Author: Kokuritsu Minzokugaku Hakubutsukan
Format: eBook
Language:Japanese
Published: Watertown, MA Documentary Educational Resources 2007, c2007, 2001
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:(Producer) Filmed between 1991 and 1997, the video documents the final years of Ms. Taki Kudo, a medium, healer, and fortune teller. Every year she comes to Japan's sacred Mt. Osorozan. Summoning the spirits of the dead, she answers clients' questions with reassurances and criticisms from deceased relatives. She explains the power of her Buddhist rosary for prayer and healing, and talks to the ethnographer about her relationship with the gods and the process of spirit possession
Physical Description:1 streaming video (78 min.)