The Japanese Source Collections
Where, possibly, do we locate, and how get access to the most reliable and trustworthy Japanese source materials, be they textual and pictorial?
That is the purpose of this webpage coming into being ...
Two essentially important, general source collections:
Nakatsuka Chikuzen: Kinko-ryū shakuhachi shikan.
Nihon Ongaku-sha, Tokyo, 1979.
Complete list of contents c/o Yatō Osamu's website
Koji ruien. Editorial board: Ruien kankōkai, Tokyo, 1896-1914.
Reduced size reprint ed. by Jingū shichō, Tokyo, 1927-1930.
Latest edition: Yoshikawa Kōbunkan, Tokyo, 1967-1971.
Link to the National Diet Library online general index of the Koji ruien source collection:
Koji ruien, all editions
Link to the sources quoted in Koji ruien, Vol. 9, Shūkyō-bu, "Section of Religion",
Part. 1, Ch. 15, pp. 1113-1146, PDF frames 572-589:
Link to the original 1880 edition of the Fuke-shū section in the Koji ruien - go to pp. 1113-1146, PDF frames 89-108
Link to the sources quoted in Koji ruien, Vol. 37, Gakubu-bu, "Section of Music & Dance",
Part 2, Ch. 32, pp. 999-1053, PDF frames 519-546:
Tokugawa kinrei-kō - published since the early Meiji Period after 1868;
Book 5: Religious Matters, Maki 40: Temple Laws, pages: 106-116:
Fuke-shū, PDF Frames: 58-63.
"Fuke Sect" related documents - link to Book 5
Additional post-Edo Period publications with sources in reprint:
Inagaki Ihaku, Izui Seizan & Takahashi Ryochiku, editors:
Myōan sanjūnana-sei Tanikita Muchiku shū.
Taizan-fu shūi. Tanikita Renzō, Kyoto, 1981.
Kurihara Kōta: Shakuhachi shikō. Chikuyūsha, Tokyo, 1918, 1975.
Mori Hikotarō, editor: Shūhū yokō.
Publ. by the Kōkoku-ji, Yura, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, 1938, 1981.
Takeda Kyōson: Komusō: sei to zoku no igyōsha-tachi,
Sanitsu Shobō, Tōkyō, 1997.
Tsukamoto Kyodō, editor: Kinko techō / Kyoreizan Myōan-ji bunken.
Publ. by Komusō kenkyūkai, Hosshin-ji, Tokyo, 1999.
Ueno Katami: Shakuhachi no rekishi.
Shimada Ongaku Shuppan, Tokyo, 3rd impr., 1984.
Ueno Katami: Shakuhachi no rekishi. Revised and expanded edition.
Shuppan Geijutsu-sha, Tokyo, 2002.
Yamaguchi Masayoshi: Shakuhachi-shi gaisetsu.
Shiryō to tomo ni tadoru shakuhachi no rekishi.
Shuppan Geijutsu-sha, Tokyo, 2005.
Especially important original Japanese texts, listed alphabetically by title
Links to possible online version to be aded ...
Gunsho ruijū, Vol. 28. First published in 1733 by Hanawa Hokiichi.
Zoku Gunsho ruijū Kankōkai, Tokyo, 1933.
Ikkan sensei no shakuhachi hikki, by Miyaji Ikkan, 1816.
Kiyū shōran. Comp. by Kitamura Nobuyo (1784-1856), first publ. in 1830.
Reprint by Seikōkan Shuppanbu, Tokyo, 1933.
Kyotaku denki kokujikai, edited by Yamamoto Morihide, Kyoto, 1795.
Bibliographies in print:
Under preparation ...