Sunday, December 24, 2006

Sukyo Mahikari

Hexagram on Sukyo Mahikari Main World Shrine in Takayama, Gifu, Japan (Their recently constructed King Solomon's Temple).  Sukyo Mahikari is a Japanese New Religion based on the writings of Mr Yoshikazu Okada (1901-1974) who founded the Mahikari organization in 1959 . Mahikari is the Japanese word for True Light. Size of Group is about 2,000,000.
Picture is courtesy of "orclimber" who published it on Flickr.

1 comment:

Anne said...

According to the following Encyclopedia of Shinto entry, the nominal membership of the Sukyo Mahikari group is approx. 490,000 these days...and falling: