Sacred Journeys

Shikoku

Episode 2 | 54m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

The Japanese island of Shikoku is the birthplace of the most revered figure in Japanese Buddhism, the monk and teacher Kobo-Daishi. For hundreds of years, a 750-mile pilgrimage route has circled this mountainous island, connecting 88 separate temples and shrines that claim connection to Daishi, also known as the Great Master.

Aired: 12/16/14

Expired: 12/31/69

Rating: NR

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