Why are Korean village guardians exhibited in an institution managed by a Japanese new religion? The Intertwined Contexts of the Tenri University Sankōkan Museum

Tenrikyō is one of the oldest of Japan’s ‘new religions’. Founded by Nakayama Miki in 1838, its main goal is to establish a joyous life which is granted by the god Tenri-O-no-Mikoto, which is believed to have revealed itself to Nakayama Miki. The architecture of the main Tenrikyō sanctuary in the...

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Published in:Handling Religious Things. The Material and the Social in Museums (Band 10)
Main Author: Liefert, Ferdinand
Format: Book Chapter
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2022
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