In commemoration of the establishment of The Morioka Good Will Guides Association: a lecture in English on the religious aspects of the UNESCO World Heritage Hiraizumi

2014.05.25 (Sun)   13:00~15:10/【Application deadline】Saturday, May 9th

Lecturer: Mr.Vincent Cummings

         *English Teacher - Ichinoseki Shuko High School & Tandai Junior College
         *Visiting Guest Professor Of Japanese Studies - Saitama University &
          The Japanese Foundation~
Title: Buddhism and Shintoism in Hiraizumi
      1. Buddhism before Japan - a brief history of Buddha and his teachings
      2. Buddhism in Japan - Nara, Heian, and Kamakura/Muromachi periods
      3. Japanese Buddhist pantheon
      4. Shintoism and the Kami pantheon
      5. Buddhism in Hiraizumi - Chuson-ji, Takkoku no Iwaya, Motsu-ji
      6. Shinto shrines and festivals in Hiraizumi & Iwate - photo presentation
◇Date: Sunday, May 25, 2014
◇Venue: Odette 3rd floor Room "Daikaigishitsu"
◇Admission: 300 yen
◇Time: From 13:00 to 15:10 (including discussion)
◇Application deadline: Saturday, May 9th
◇Attendance limit: 60