Kunisaki mineiri

Kunisaki Peninsula – The Sacred Journey of Mineiri in Japan

During the Medieval period, the monks residing in Kunisaki Peninsula were filled with awe and reverence for the supernatural forces and ferocity of oni (demons), which they believed to be incarnations of deities. In their pursuit of obtaining supernatural powers, … Read More

Kunisaki Peninsula

Kunisaki Peninsula, the country of Gods, Buddhas, and Demons

The Japanese word “oni” is often translated as “demon” in English, a horrifying one related to Buddhism.In Kunisaki, however, oni became popular among locals as they were considered to be incarnations of deities and Buddha. They are deeply connected with … Read More

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