The 1000 Day Pilgrimage

DISCOVER: Ultimate Dedication; The 1000 Day Pilgrimage

As part of his ‘Endurance Test’ video series, director Ivan Olita captures the gruelling journey the monks of Mount Hiei take to reach enlightenment. Spanning 1000 days over seven years, the kaihōgyō pilgrimage has been completed by less than 50 monks in over a century, and is the ultimate expression of spiritual dedication.

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