Latest posts from jtast
- The Rissyakuji Temple, Yamadera - September 1, 2022
- Sendai Daikannon & Daikanmitsuji Temple - August 9, 2022
- Sōkeiji Temple - August 5, 2022
Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode Five:Visiting Zendouji with the General’s direct descendent)
Cana feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode One:... Read More
Japanese New Year’s
Every New Year’s Eve, Buddhist temples across Japan ring their bells exactly 108 times. The... Read More
What are Goshuin?
If you plan on visiting many temples and shrines in Japan, I recommend purchasing... Read More
How do Japanese at the seasonal division?
Setsubun, which literally translates as “seasonal division,” is a traditional event held on the day... Read More
A traditional Shinto Wedding Ceremony
My wife and I were legally married (i.e submitted the form to City Hall) in... Read More
Taiyo no Marche(Market of the sun)
Every second weekend of the month, the Taiyo no Marche (or Market of the Sun)... Read More