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What is Zazen?
Sitting cross-legged on the ground and looking down, half focusing on the black line that... Read More
What are Tenmangu?
One of the most famous names in Japanese history would be Sugawara no Michizane. This... Read More
The Kencho-ji Temple is the oldest Zen training monastery in Japan, and ranks first out... Read More
The Komyoji Temple, part of the school of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism, dates back to... Read More
Dokuonji is a temple that was constructed nearly 400 years ago and holds a rich... Read More
What are “Kami?”
One of the most prevalent religions in Japan is the Shinto religion. For Americans, understanding... Read More