Yamagata: Communing with the Living and the Dead

Journeys in Japan

28m 00s
Broadcast on July 5, 2022 Available until March 31, 2024

Japan's indigenous belief called Shinto worships 8 million deities. Its imported Buddhism addresses the afterlife. Throughout the ages, people have turned to different gods for different occasions. On Journeys in Japan, we encounter rare religious objects venerated in the Murayama region of Yamagata Prefecture.

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