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We Found Beauty in a Foreign Place
Today, we visited our district’s protectorate shrine. As we made our way through the busy... Read More
What are Tenmangu?
One of the most famous names in Japanese history would be Sugawara no Michizane. This... Read More
What is Zazen?
Sitting cross-legged on the ground and looking down, half focusing on the black line that... Read More
The Ryokan Sawanoya is a traditional “ryokan,” which is a style of Japanese inn that... 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
A Luncheon with Chief Priest Shoji Ryosho at Unjo-ji Temple
Today we paid a visit to Unjo-ji Temple located in Shiogama City in Miyagi Prefecture,... Read More