Journey to China, Part 7

In China a traditional spiritual pilgrimage also includes journeys to sacred sites and for Buddhists, it is customary to travel to one or more of the 5 sacred mountains each year. This tradition has been going on for thousands of years. In fact though pilgrimage to the sacred mountains was first recorded during The Zhou Dynasty (1045-256 BC), it is widely acknowledged that the practice was in effect long before that.

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Journey to China, Part 6

Now I don’t know about you but I personally, had never given too much thought to the idea of going on a spiritual pilgrimage before this aspect opened up in my life. I really wasn’t prepared and had no clear concept of what I was signing up for. So I did what most people do these days when unsure of a concept – I googled Spiritual Pilgrimages and I discovered that Pilgrimages are gone on in every part of the world.

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