WEAVING AND BINDING: Immigrant Gods and Female Immortals in Ancient Japan
Makes a compelling argument that both the Japanese royal system and the Japanese Buddhist tradition owe much to immigrant lineages and deities from the Korean peninsula. Como examines a series of ancient Japanese legends of female immortals, weaving maidens, and shamanesses and concludes they played a key role in the dissemination of religion in early Japan.
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