SILK SACHEL AMULET FROM THE TEMPLE OF GOJÅŒâ€™IN, KYOTO. PHOTO: BY THE AUTHOR – TAASA Review September 2021
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This article was originally found in the September 2021 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 30, Issue 3, Page 4).
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Like many elements of religion in Asia, the emphasis is on correct practice (orthopraxy) rather than correct belief (orthodoxy).
In fact, Fabio R.
Gygi argues that amulets and talismans are objects to believe â€˜withâ€™ rather than things to believe â€˜inâ€™ (Gygi 2018)...