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
The History of Ueno Park
Built on a hill close to Ueno Station in Tokyo is Ueno Park. Founded in... Read More
What are Omikuji and Ema?
On a patron’s first visit to a temple or shrine of the year, called... Read More
Most Popular 10 Temples and Shrines during New Year
Have you ever heard the Japanese word “Hatsumode”? Visiting to shrines and temples at the... Read More
Jyouchiji: The temple of the fearsome abbot who beat numerous U.S. Marines with a big stick and lived to tell the tale.
Jyouchiji, in Kita Kamakura, is one of my favorite temples. It is a nice retreat... Read More
Shiba Daijingu and Shiba Toshogu(Shrine)
Shiba Daijingu and Shiba Toshogu For those who do not speak Japanese, the names... Read More