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The boro and Shakuhachi
Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Oriental Languages.
2011 (English)In: The European Shakuhachi Society Journal, Vol. 1, 4-34 p.Article in journal (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.)) Published
Abstract [en]

The article questions the commonly held view of the Edo period komusō as descendants or successors of an older indigenous tradition, the monks referred to as boro and komosō in medieval texts (14th to 16th centuries).

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London: The European Shakuhachi Society , 2011. Vol. 1, 4-34 p.
Keyword [en]
shakuhachi, boro, komosō, komusō
Keyword [ja]
暮露 薦僧 虚無僧
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History and Archaeology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-69471OAI: diva2:476726
Available from: 2012-01-12 Created: 2012-01-12 Last updated: 2012-01-13Bibliographically approved

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