Latest posts from jtast
- The Rissyakuji Temple, Yamadera - September 1, 2022
- Sendai Daikannon & Daikanmitsuji Temple - August 9, 2022
- Sōkeiji Temple - August 5, 2022
Why are Shinto Shrines Surrounded by Trees and Forests?
If you frequent Japanese Shinto shrines, you may have noticed that they are commonly... Read More
Exploring the Hamamatsu Hachimangu Shrine
Exploring the Hachimangu Shrine: paying a visit to the incredible Hachimangu shrine to learn not... Read More
Yanaka Town and Nezu Jinja
The same day that we visited the Tenryuin and participated in the zazen lesson, we... Read More
Revered Animals at Japan’s Temples & Shrines
When you think of temples and shrines in Japan, you might imagine Senso-ji Temple in... Read More
How to Pray at a Japanese Shrine ?
There are many different practices that take place at Shinto shrines. These include performing the... Read More
My First Experience With Zazen: A Day at the Sojiji Temple
Earlier this week, I hopped aboard a train to Yokohoma and headed to Sojiji temple.... Read More