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DEGUCHI, KYOTARO

(b. c. 1931). Son of Naohi and Hidemaru DEGUCHI, present leaders of the Omoto religion, who resides in KAMEOKA near Kyoto. Grandson of Onisaburo and Sumiko DEGUCHI. Studied SHINWA TAIDO under Noriaki INOUE. Wrote a biography of Onisaburo in Japanese entitled Kyojin Deguchi Onisaburo translated into English as The Great Onisaburo Deguchi. A French version was also published (see bibl. ). Nao Deguchi (1897)