Becoming a Yamabushi Mountain Monk in Yamagata, Japan


“Becoming a Yamabushi Mountain Monk in Yamagata, Japan”

Channel:GaijinPot / Cinematographer: Jiro Kumakura

Japan’s holy “yamabushi” (mountain monks) are opening their hallowed training grounds to foreign visitors in search of spiritual awakening. For more information, please visit the following websites.


Yamagata is a place of beautiful nature and delicious food.

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