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Breaching the secretive sects of Shin-Buddhism

May 30, 2015

Breaching the secretive sects of Shin-Buddhism

by Stephen Mansfield

The tendency to perceive covert groups as reticent conspirators rather than curators of hidden knowledge is universal. Secrecy’s Power, by Clark Chilson 235 pages.University of Hawaii Press, Nonfiction. In Japan, secret oral transmissions, chants, rituals and services have long been identified with esoteric schools ...