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Tea Ceremony at Hamarikyu
The Japanese Tea Ceremony is a traditional practice in which green tea called matcha is... Read More
Fusion of the Far East
The streets of Yokohama are cornucopias full of foreign influences ranging from the Yokohama Christ... Read More
SENGAKUJI TEMPLE AND THE AKOU INCIDENT
NEWS FLASH! We interrupt the regularly scheduled programming to bring you this special bulletin. On... Read More
Are Japanese People Religious?
A question that many foreigners to Japan seem to ask is, “Are Japanese people... Read More
What is Zazen?
Sitting cross-legged on the ground and looking down, half focusing on the black line that... Read More
Dokuonji is a temple that was constructed nearly 400 years ago and holds a rich... Read More