Tokoyo no mushi (signed)

by Hara Yoshiichi


Photographs: Hara Yoshiichi

Text: Hara Yoshiichi

Publisher: Sokyu-Sha

84 pages

Pictures: 75 photo reproductions

Year: 2013

Price: 50

Comments: Hardcover, 21cm x 29cm, afterword by Hara in both Japanese and English. Published March, 2013 in a limited printing of 600.

The title of this book by the criminally under-recognized Yoshiichi Hara translates to "The Insect God of the Eternal Life," and takes its inspiration from the story of an obscure religious cult of the insect in ancient Japan, which was discovered by Hara in a 7th century chronicle. As Hara writes,

Religions tell us something about eternal life after our death. Some believe we are to be reborn in the insects' world. I wonder if this is true for me. Whatever it is I admit to feel totally free and relieved, after I could give this historically tough theme my own answer in this book.


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Tokoyo no mushi (signed)

by Hara Yoshiichi


Photographs: Hara Yoshiichi

Text: Hara Yoshiichi

Publisher: Sokyu-Sha

84 pages

Pictures: 75 photo reproductions

Year: 2013

Price: 50

Comments: Hardcover, 21cm x 29cm, afterword by Hara in both Japanese and English. Published March, 2013 in a limited printing of 600.

The title of this book by the criminally under-recognized Yoshiichi Hara translates to "The Insect God of the Eternal Life," and takes its inspiration from the story of an obscure religious cult of the insect in ancient Japan, which was discovered by Hara in a 7th century chronicle. As Hara writes,

Religions tell us something about eternal life after our death. Some believe we are to be reborn in the insects' world. I wonder if this is true for me. Whatever it is I admit to feel totally free and relieved, after I could give this historically tough theme my own answer in this book.


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A collector's choice by josefchladek.com

Tokoyo no mushi (signed)

by Hara Yoshiichi


Photographs: Hara Yoshiichi

Text: Hara Yoshiichi

Publisher: Sokyu-Sha

84 pages

Pictures: 75 photo reproductions

Year: 2013

Price: 50

Comments: Hardcover, 21cm x 29cm, afterword by Hara in both Japanese and English. Published March, 2013 in a limited printing of 600.

The title of this book by the criminally under-recognized Yoshiichi Hara translates to "The Insect God of the Eternal Life," and takes its inspiration from the story of an obscure religious cult of the insect in ancient Japan, which was discovered by Hara in a 7th century chronicle. As Hara writes,

Religions tell us something about eternal life after our death. Some believe we are to be reborn in the insects' world. I wonder if this is true for me. Whatever it is I admit to feel totally free and relieved, after I could give this historically tough theme my own answer in this book.


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A collector's choice by josefchladek.com