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- Shinobazunoike Benten-do and Kiyomizu Kannon-do - June 6, 2023
- Yushima Tenjin’s Matsuri - June 2, 2023
- A Guide to Akasaka Shrines and Temples - June 1, 2023
Revered Animals at Japan’s Temples & Shrines
When you think of temples and shrines in Japan, you might imagine Senso-ji Temple in... Read More
Why are Shinto Shrines Surrounded by Trees and Forests?
If you frequent Japanese Shinto shrines, you may have noticed that they are commonly... 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
This year, the 42nd G7 summit was held on May 26-27. The summit was... Read More
Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid? (Episode Three: Winter sets in)
Cana feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode One:... Read More
What is the Difference between Shrines and Temples?
There approximately 95,000 shrines and 86,000 temples in Japan. So, what is the difference between... Read More