Latest posts from sanpai-japan
- Touring the Hana no mai Sake Brewery - November 23, 2017
- Exploring the Hamamatsu Hachimangu Shrine - November 21, 2017
The most alluring temple I have seen is in the north of Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture;... Read More
What is the Difference between Shrines and Temples?
There approximately 95,000 shrines and 86,000 temples in Japan. So, what is the difference between... Read More
Shitennoji Temple is the first state-sponsored temple of Japanese Buddhism founded by Prince Shotoku in... Read More
Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid? (Episode Seven: Tarui Parade.)
Cana feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode One:... Read More
What is Saisen?
When visiting a temple or shrine, you may notice a wooden box in front of... 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