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A short film by Fritz Schumann about the ascetic Yamabushi mountain hermits of Japan who practice a once forbidden religion. To wit:

While their tradition is at risk of disappearing, it offers a way for those seeking a different path in Japan’s society.Walking barefoot through rivers, meditating under waterfalls and spending the nights on mountaintops — that is the way of the Yamabushi. 

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