Latest posts from jtast
- A Guide to Akasaka Shrines and Temples - June 1, 2023
- Toranomon Kotohiragu Shrine and Proper Shrine Etiquette - May 31, 2023
- The Rissyakuji Temple, Yamadera - September 1, 2022
“Kamakura – The Coexistence of Old and New”
Japan is unique because it respects traditional culture, yet it lets new customs develop as... Read More
Sendai Daikannon & Daikanmitsuji Temple
In 1991 the statue, Sendai Daikannon, was the tallest statue in the world. Sendai Daikannon... Read More
The Future of Integrated Resorts in Japan.
The Japanese Integrated Resorts (IR) Association held its 3rd IR study session presenting the benefits... Read More
Gosho Jinja Shrine
Gosho Jinja enshrines the patron deities of my neighborhood, Zaimokuza. Plural because the shrine is... Read More
A Place of Great History and Incredible Beauty: An Exploration of the Ikegami Honmonji Temple
The Ikegami Honmonji Temple is located in the middle of the busy Tokyo city. If... Read More
What is Zazen?
Sitting cross-legged on the ground and looking down, half focusing on the black line that... Read More