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A Guide to Akasaka Shrines and Temples
Today we are going to be discussing three Shinto shrines and one Buddhist temple in... Read More
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
What are Koma-inu?
Imagine you are going out to dinner at your favorite Chinese or Japanese... Read More
A Place of Great History and Incredible Beauty: An Exploration of the Ikegami Honmonji Temple
The Ikegami Honmonji Temple is located in the middle of the busy Tokyo city. If... Read More
The main belief system of the Japanese people is called Shintoism. Shinto is more than... Read More
One Time at Shrine Camp…
The Takekoma Inari Shrine, located in the city of Iwanuma in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, was... Read More