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How to Pray at a Japanese Shrine ?
There are many different practices that take place at Shinto shrines. These include performing the... Read More
What is Zazen?
Sitting cross-legged on the ground and looking down, half focusing on the black line that... 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
One of the strongest factors that attract foreigners to shrines is the beautiful locations where... Read More
Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine
As a resident of Kamakura, it would be remiss of me not to talk about... Read More
Can You Keep a Secret? Four Secret Hot Springs
An “onsen” is a Japanese hot spring, including the bathing facilities and inns frequently situated... Read More