Latest posts from jtast
- The Rissyakuji Temple, Yamadera - September 1, 2022
- Sendai Daikannon & Daikanmitsuji Temple - August 9, 2022
- Sōkeiji Temple - August 5, 2022
How to Pray at a Japanese Shrine ?
There are many different practices that take place at Shinto shrines. These include performing the... 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
What is Zazen?
Sitting cross-legged on the ground and looking down, half focusing on the black line that... Read More
Jyouchiji: The temple of the fearsome abbot who beat numerous U.S. Marines with a big stick and lived to tell the tale.
Jyouchiji, in Kita Kamakura, is one of my favorite temples. It is a nice retreat... Read More
One Time at Shrine Camp…
The Takekoma Inari Shrine, located in the city of Iwanuma in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, was... Read More
If you have any interest in Japan, you would probably recognize the maneki neko if... Read More