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 ...
Eessentially 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
Tokugawa kinrei-kō: "A Study of Tokugawa Prohibitions."
A very comprehensive collection of Tokugawa legal documents edited by
Junsuke Kikuchi and published by Yoshikawa Kobun-kan, 1931-1932.
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
Link to all editions (1890-1895 and 1931-1932) of the Tokugawa kinrei-kō
c/o The National Diet Library, Tōkyō
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 existing online versions may be added ...
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.