1st Edition

The Oracles of the Three Shrines
Windows on Japanese Religion

ISBN 9781138862494
Published March 4, 2015 by Routledge
324 Pages

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Book Description

This is a richly-illustrated study of 'The Oracles of the Three Shrines', the name given to a hanging scroll depicting three important Japanese shrine-deities and their respective oracle texts. The scroll has evolved continuously in Japan for 600 years, so different examples of it offer a series of 'windows' on developments in Japanese religious belief and practice.