|Budget Amount *help
¥1,800,000 (Direct Cost : ¥1,800,000)
Fiscal Year 1993 : ¥200,000 (Direct Cost : ¥200,000)
Fiscal Year 1992 : ¥600,000 (Direct Cost : ¥600,000)
Fiscal Year 1991 : ¥1,000,000 (Direct Cost : ¥1,000,000)
The following points were made clear this year.
1) Moral and faith of the Shinshu followers : Family percepts, will, community regulations were collected from the literatures of the places with ardent followers of the Shinshu. With the study of these mateirals, a) ordinary people's life is deeply bound by the Shinshu preachings and faith, b) people were earnest about getting proper rewards for service rendered were known. Thus, it can be said, in post Meiji Restoration period when capitalism was introduced, the spiritual base to perceive it was already formed.
2) Immigration of Shinshu followers : Earnest Shinshu Followers did not control the birth artificially, thus increased their population. This coinciding with their diligent ethos, made them very active in migration. This year, a) movement of Hokuriku followers to Kanto-Tohoku area during post Kansei period, b) movement of Hokuriku followers to Hokkaido during post Meiju period, c) migration of West Japan followers to Hawaii and North America were studied. Due to the ascetic migrants, these migrations were of high quality and large in number.