Latest posts from jtast
- 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
Akasaka Hikawa Jinja Shrine
When entering Akasaka Hikawa Jinja Shrine. Akasaka district is how the trees seem to envelope... Read More
Do you know Japanese word “okeiko”?
You can experience traditional Japanese culture at 「Tokujuji Temle」in the island of Miyajima that is... Read More
Gosho Jinja Shrine
Gosho Jinja enshrines the patron deities of my neighborhood, Zaimokuza. Plural because the shrine is... Read More
From Buddha to Bullets: The history of Ueno Daibutsu
Located at the top of a small hill in Ueno Park is Ueno Daibutsu. Consisting... 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
What are Torii Gates?
In front of every Japanese Shinto shrine there lay a gate made of two... Read More