Arukihenro walking pilgrims

For a great number of people the main motive for undertaking a pilgrimage consists in the journey itself. This constant quest seems to be a central need of each human being. This documentary focuses on this need in relation to the lives of today's Japanese wandering pilgrims. It shows their mot...

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Main Author: Mendel, Tommi
Corporate Authors: Documentary Educational Resources (Firm), Tiger Toda Productions
Other Authors: Osada, Koichi, Toda, Atsuko
Format: eBook
Language:Japanese
Published: Watertown, Mass. Documentary Educational Resources 2008, 2008, c2006
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:For a great number of people the main motive for undertaking a pilgrimage consists in the journey itself. This constant quest seems to be a central need of each human being. This documentary focuses on this need in relation to the lives of today's Japanese wandering pilgrims. It shows their motives, aims and desires as they travel along the 88 Temples' Pilgrimage that circles the Japanese island of Shikoku
Physical Description:1 streaming video (73 min.)