Shikoku Henro for Outside Japan

外国人歩き遍路のために

Welcome to my website. Thank you for having an interest in the Shikoku Henro.

まねきねこ

This cat is called Maneki-neko (Welcome or good fortune Kitty) in Japan.
(At the store at Temple No. 51, Ishiteji)

 

Introduction

This page is a website of the unique and only English language guide map "Shikoku Japan 88 Route Guide"and English explanation book "Visiting the Sacred Sites of Kukai".
For the most part, the site includes information that could not be included in the guidebook itself, but some negative information about the Henro is also included. I have great affection for the Shikoku Henro and my desire is that it becomes more wonderful and heart warming than present time.
Even though the books I have edited have been written in English and Korean, it is difficult for those living outside of Japan to obtain them. This site has been built for people around the world who would like to purchase these books at a reasonable cost. People living in Japan can purchase the books on Amazon.co.jp, but shipping charges to other countries is very expensive.

はじめに

このサイトは唯一の英文ガイドマップである「Shikoku Japan 88 Route Guide」のサイトです。
主に「Shikoku Japan 88 Route Guide」では紹介できなかった情報を掲載しています。遍路を心から愛する私は、遍路がさらにすばらしいものになることを願って、ネガティブな情報も掲載しています。(×_×)
私の編集した四国遍路に関する書籍は、英語や韓国語であるにもかかわらず、外国の方々には入手しにくいので、世界中の方々がリーズナブルな値段で入手できるようにこのサイトを設けました。日本国内の方はamazon.co.jpが利用できますが、amazon.co.jpは外国への送料が高い。

各論 / DETAILS

Lodging
How to go? Walking Surrounding
Buddhism in Japan Recognition of History

Shikoku Photograph Collection

 

The Information of Books
本の紹介

The books edited by me are translations into English and Korean of two books that are called the "Walking Henro's Bible" and were written by the late Mr. Tateki Miyazaki (1935-2010). I received permission from him to translate and edit both books and then, because the books were written for Japanese, edited the arrangement of the information to make it easier for non-Japanese to understand. In addition I have condensed so many latest information by enormous documents investigations and field works.
During the period of economic growth in Japan following WW2, the henro trail was left to decay and waste and Mr. Miyazaki took it upon himself to resurrect the traditional trail. I understand that, with no help and no intention of commercial gain, he cleared the weeds that had overgrown the trail and set up the many, many red path markers and sign posts. It is to his merit that henro today can make plans and walk the henro trail safely. I was able to meet him before his death and both his actions and his way of thinking had an influence on me. Mr. Miyazaki's activities are being continued after his death by the "Henro Michi Preservation Cooperation Association."

私の編集した本は、故宮崎建樹氏(1935-2010)により著された歩き遍路のバイブルとも言える2冊の本を、私が彼から許しを得て英語や韓国語に翻訳、編集したものです。さらに、彼の死後は外国の方々に少しでも遍路の心がわかっていただけるように、迷うことなく、トラブルなく遍路旅に没入していただけるように考えうる様々なアレンジを加え続けています。
故宮崎氏は、戦後日本の経済成長時代に取り残され荒廃していた、いにしえの遍路道を復興させた方です。草の生い茂る遍路道を整備し、数え切れないほどの道標を建てるなどを営利目的ではなく独力で行われたと私は認識しています。今日、多くの歩き遍路が予定を立てて安全に歩けるのは彼の功績でもあります。私は彼に出会うことができ、その行動や考え方に影響を受けました。
故宮崎氏の活動は彼の死後も「へんろみち保存協力会」として引き続き活動されています。

Shikoku Japan 88 Route Guide
The detailed maps with which you can walk along the 1150km pilgrim trail and some explanation (1728 yen, tax incl.)
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Shikoku Japan 88 Route Guide for KOREA
The Korean language version of "Shikoku Japan 88 Route Guide" (2100 yen, tax incl.)
Visiting tha Sacred Sites of Kukai
amazon Kindle edition available (July, 2014)
Detailed explanations for planning and walking the pilgrim trail, with information on 238 related temples (1620 yen, tax incl.)

4th edition have published at September 2015. (Shikoku Japan 88 Route Guide) I hope this book must help the many walking HENRO.
The consumption tax in Japan have been 8% from 5% in April 2014, the price of these books also up slightly.
As for "Visiting the Sacred Sites of Kukai" (Kindle edition), you can read in the smartphone even if you do not have Kindle with each amazon site around the world (US$8.5).

88 Route Guide の4版を2015.9に刊行することができました。この本が歩き遍路にとって役に立つことを願ってやみません。
2014年4月から日本の消費税が5%から8%になりましたので、本の価格も若干上げさせていただきました。
Visiting the Sacred Sites of Kukai (Kindle edition)はKindleがなくてもスマートフォンで読め、世界中の各アマゾンサイトで購入(US$8.5)できます。


Method of ordering and payment
注文と支払いの方法

Please refer to the International Price Chart below and send an email to me. After I verify your email address, I will send you a request (in Japanese Yen) via PayPal. As far as I know, PayPal is the lowest priced system allowing anyone with an email address and a credit card to send money internationally. After confirming your payment, I will send your books from Osaka, Japan. Because i manage this site personally, it may take 2-3 days for me to ship your order.

あなたは下のInternational Price Chart を参照して、私にe-mailを送ってください。私はあなたのe-mailを確認するとPayPalを経由してあなたにリクエストを送ります。
PayPalはメールアドレスとクレジットカードをお持ちの方が私の知る限り最も安価に国際送金できるシステムです。あなたの入金が確認できたら大阪より本を郵便で発送します。個人的に運営していますので、発送に2-3日かかることもあります。

PayPal System

Please include the following information in your e-mail:
A : Book title
B : The number of books requested
C : Destination (receiver's address)
D : Delivery method


メールに書く注文の内容
A : 本のタイトル
B : 冊数
C : 送り先
D : 発送方法の選択

 International Price Chart
 quantity  books  amount (SAL)
 1 book  Shikoku Japan 88 Route Guide (English)  2300 yen
 1 book  Shikoku Japan 88 Route Guide (Korean)  2600 yen
 1 book  Visiting the Sacred Sites of Kukai  2200 yen
 2 books  88 Route Guide (English & Korean versions) 4700 yen
 2 books  88 Route Guide (English) & The Sacred Sites of Kukai  4200 yen
 2 books  88 Route Guide (Korean) & The Sacred Sites of Kukai  4600 yen
 3 books  88 Route Guide (English & Korean) & The Sacred Sites  6660 yen

Note
Charges included in the above table
Books, shipping, and PayPal handling fee
Payment Currencies
Please make your payment in Japanese Yen. I do not accept payment in any other currency.
Shipping Charges
Actual shipping charges vary by country. However, because i don't want to discriminate and charge more or less depending on the distance from Japan i have set the same shipping rate for all countries.
Shipping Method
Shipping is done via SAL (economy airmail). According to my past experience these shipments seem to arrive in approximately 6-10 days. If you would like me to ship your books via EMS (Express Mail Service) or airmail, please indicate this information in your email to me. I will inform you of the cost including this shipping preference in my email to you. If you approve it, i will then send you a payment request via PayPal.
[Required days as reported by Japan Post]
EMS: 3-7 days
Airmail: 5-11 days
SAL (economy airmail): 7-14 days
Other
A copy of the foreign language pamphlet I made giving a summary of the Shikoku Henro will be included in each shipment.

Note
上表の料金に含まれるもの
本の代金、送料、PayPalの手数料
通貨について
この取引に使う通貨は日本円でお願いします。
送料について
本来、送料は日本からの距離により変わります。しかし、私は日本からの距離により差別したくないので世界中を同一料金とします。
発送方法について
発送は最も安いエコノミーSAL便にて送ります。EMSや航空便を希望される方は、e-mailにその旨を記入してください。別途、発送料を含めたamountをe-mailでお知らせしますの、OKでしたらPayPalを経由してリクエストを送ります。
日本郵便によると到着までの所要日数は
EMS:3-7日間
航空便:5-11日間
エコノミーSAL:7-14日間
私の過去の経験によると、おおむね6-10日間で着いているようです。
その他
本を送るついでに四国遍路の概略がわかる外国語パンフレットも送ります。

My email
shikoku@buyodo.co.jp


リンク / LINK

Thank you very much for their cooperation, I owe a great deal to them.
彼らは「Shikoku Japan 88 Route Guide」を刊行するために、ひとかたならない協力をいただいた方々です。

Mr. Moreton
Dave

HENRO MAP (English)


Note: The contents of this page can be changed without a previous notice.
このページの内容は予告なく変更することがあります。

Copyright 2015 N. Matsushita