Latest posts from jtast
- Shinobazunoike Benten-do and Kiyomizu Kannon-do - June 6, 2023
- Yushima Tenjin’s Matsuri - June 2, 2023
- A Guide to Akasaka Shrines and Temples - June 1, 2023
What are Tenmangu?
One of the most famous names in Japanese history would be Sugawara no Michizane. This... Read More
Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid? (Episode Three: Winter sets in)
Cana feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode One:... Read More
When visiting Tokyo, there are five major shrines in which to visit. These shrines... Read More
Gosho Jinja Shrine
Gosho Jinja enshrines the patron deities of my neighborhood, Zaimokuza. Plural because the shrine is... Read More
Yushima Tenjin’s Matsuri
Yushima Tenjin Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Bunkyo City, Tokyo prefecture originally established 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