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Rokujurokubu

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  • Japanese: 六十六部 (roku juu roku bu)

Rokujûrokubu were a particular type of pilgrims, who traveled a set sixty-six (rokujûroku) sacred sites across the Japanese archipelago, donating to each site portions of copies of the Lotus Sutra which they had copied by hand.

References

  • Plutschow, Herbert. A Reader in Edo Period Travel. Kent: Global Oriental, 2006. p88n1.
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