Heirlooms – April 14, 2019

  • Sunday, April 14, 2019, Day 32
  • Temples: #83 & #84
  • Takamatsu City, Japan
  • Weather: 45-50 degrees light rain on and off
  • Miles 20.8 miles (walk & train) / Total Miles 630.2

This incredible 88 Temple scroll was done by my host’s mother in 1959. His mother took him to visit the 88 Temples as a cure. He describes himself as being very weak as child. He said this was extremely hard for him was 10-years old. A can’t image any child doing this pilgrimage as it is so arduous.

The loose Temple stamp and ink pages were done by his great-grandmother in 1884. What an heirloom.

I already cherish my book and it’s only a month old.

  1. Temple Scroll done by mother and host in 1959
  2. Great-Grandmother’s book, 1883
  3. Host
  4. Linda with host mother’s scold, 1959

2 thoughts on “Heirlooms – April 14, 2019”

  1. Bottom picture, you’re looking more traditional Japanese as you progress through the temples. You are a VERY impressive woman.


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