Spreading Buddhism via old-style storytelling

Feb 6, 2014

Spreading Buddhism via old-style storytelling

by Takeshi Nishide

In an effort to broaden the understanding of Buddhism among the lay population, some followers are using a traditional form of Japanese storytelling as a teaching tool. Professional storyteller Kyokudo Nankai, 49, is one of the leaders. In late December, Nankai told the story ...