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
How do Japanese at the seasonal division?
Setsubun, which literally translates as “seasonal division,” is a traditional event held on the day... Read More
Touring the Hana no mai Sake Brewery
Getting to tour a brewery while learning about not only the ancient process of brewing... Read More
Japanese New Year’s
Every New Year’s Eve, Buddhist temples across Japan ring their bells exactly 108 times. The... Read More
How to Pray at a Japanese Shrine ?
There are many different practices that take place at Shinto shrines. These include performing the... Read More
Nanokawa Shrine & Iwato Kagura
Nanokawa Shrine (Niyodogawa Town, Kochi Prefecture) is my favorite shrine so far, there is no... Read More
Ohishi Shrine, Akou city, Hyogo Prefecture
December 14th, 2017: As Yousuke’s car started climbing the mountain pass leading into Akou proper,... Read More