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NANGU TAISHA, Tarui city, Gifu Prefecture
Readers whom have been following my “Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist... Read More
Yanaka Town and Nezu Jinja
The same day that we visited the Tenryuin and participated in the zazen lesson, we... Read More
What is Saisen?
When visiting a temple or shrine, you may notice a wooden box in front of... Read More
The National Diet and Kozo Yamamoto: Strengthening Japan’s Economy
As we were led through the halls of the National Diet, we all anxiously mused... Read More
Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode Eight: My personal “Battle of Sekigahara.”)
Epispde 1 Cana feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day... Read More
What is Zazen?
Sitting cross-legged on the ground and looking down, half focusing on the black line that... Read More