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Are Japanese People Religious?
A question that many foreigners to Japan seem to ask is, “Are Japanese people... Read More
Namiyoke Inari (Shrine)
Tucked away right next door to one of Tokyo’s biggest and busiest tourist attractions lies... Read More
The Komyoji Temple, part of the school of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism, dates back to... Read More
Wrapping up money?
When looking at western style cultures, gift giving is done for many occasions. Holidays, anniversaries,... Read More
All the way back in the year 1478, a man named Ota Dokan constructed the... Read More
The Kencho-ji Temple is the oldest Zen training monastery in Japan, and ranks first out... Read More