Shikoku Japan 88 Route Guide
English language guidebook with all the maps you need to get around the island.
Visiting The Sacred Sites of Kūkai
A companion to the 88 Route Guide
Shikoku Pilgrimage: A Guide
A wonderful (free) e-book introducing every aspect of the pilgrimage; by Naoyuki Matsushita, auther of Shikoku Japan 88 Route Guide.
Introduction To The Henro:
What If One Walk Could Change Your Life?
Dr. Him Lal Ghimire, a Nepalase postdoctoral fellow at Nanzan University in Nagoya, is doing research on "Buddhist Pilgrimage: A comparison of Lumbini, Nepal (the birthplace of the Buddha) and Shikoku, Japan."
As part of his research, he is asking henro who have walked all or sections of the henro trail to complete a short survey, which can be found HERE
Please consider completing the survey and supporting his research.
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