Yamabushi Study Experience

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Yamabushi Study Experience information

For those who are happy being just a yamabushi (mountain priest) apprentice, the Ideha Bunka Kinenkan in Haguro village runs a three-day mini-course for both sexes in September that includes fasting, mountain sprints and morning wake-up calls. Phone ahead to enquire about dates and book at least a month in advance. The course fee is ¥29,800.