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Shitennoji Temple is the first state-sponsored temple of Japanese Buddhism founded by Prince Shotoku in... Read More
Are Japanese People Religious?
A question that many foreigners to Japan seem to ask is, “Are Japanese people... Read More
How do Japanese at the seasonal division?
Setsubun, which literally translates as “seasonal division,” is a traditional event held on the day... Read More
Nichirenshu Saichuzan Joshoji and Aikido: The Way of the Mental Sword
We were welcomed at the Nichirenshu Saichuzan Joshoji by Itou-sensei, who was the head priest... Read More
What are Goshuin?
If you plan on visiting many temples and shrines in Japan, I recommend purchasing... Read More
Visit an Academic God
One of the most famous names in Japanese history is Sugawara no Michizane. This name... Read More