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Female Pilgrims and Mt. Fuji: Changing Perspectives on the Exclusion of Women
BEFORE 1872 women were excluded from most of Japan’s sacred mountains, the sanctuaries of many Buddhist temples, and the inner precincts of Shinto shrines. Women were not the only ones to confrontExpand
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The Intersection of the Local and Translocal at a Sacred Site: The Case of Osorezan in Tokugawa Japan
Osorezan is often portrayed today as a remote place in the Shimokita Peninsula, a borderland between this world and the other world, where female mediums called itako communicate with the dead. ThisExpand
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