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- Sōkeiji Temple - August 5, 2022
Are Japanese People Religious?
A question that many foreigners to Japan seem to ask is, “Are Japanese people... Read More
Wrapping up money?
When looking at western style cultures, gift giving is done for many occasions. Holidays, anniversaries,... Read More
Mikoshi and Dashi
Every local shrine in Japan is responsible for celebrating its own deity and... Read More
Shitennoji Temple is the first state-sponsored temple of Japanese Buddhism founded by Prince Shotoku in... Read More
Interview with Kozo Yamamoto
The following interview is between Kozo Yamamoto, an eight-time elected member of Japan’s House of... Read More
When visiting Tokyo, there are five major shrines in which to visit. These shrines... Read More