Experience the Mystery of Mountain Asceticism: Yamagata Yamabushi Tour

Experience the Mystery of Mountain Asceticism: Yamagata Yamabushi Tour

Two Days, One Night 39,800 Yen!

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“Yamabushi” mountain warriors have been practicing Shugendo, an ascetic discipline aiming at physical and spiritual perfection, in the mountains of Yamagata for over 1200 years.

This tour gives you a chance to experience a full day and night of this traditional discipline.

You will wear Yamabushi, clothes, eat Yamabushi food, do Zen meditation, and perform the strenuous walking meditation knows as “Tosou” surrounded by the rugged beauty of the Dewa Sanzan mountain range.

At night, you will stay in the traditional lodgings for religious pilgrims known as “Shukubo” and have a chance to eat “shojin ryori”, a simple but delicious vegetarian dinner.

You will feel like a new person!

 

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