Latest posts from jtast
- The Rissyakuji Temple, Yamadera - September 1, 2022
- Sendai Daikannon & Daikanmitsuji Temple - August 9, 2022
- Sōkeiji Temple - August 5, 2022
How the Tourism Boom is Causing Japan to Change its Controversial Symbol for Temples
The other day while finding temples to add to our interactive map, I noticed something strange.... Read More
What is Zazen?
Sitting cross-legged on the ground and looking down, half focusing on the black line that... Read More
Blue Skies in the Floating World
Blue is undoubtedly the most popular color. Blue skies, seas, eyes, and clothes have all... Read More
Do you know Japanese word “okeiko”?
You can experience traditional Japanese culture at 「Tokujuji Temle」in the island of Miyajima that is... Read More
Are Japanese People Religious?
A question that many foreigners to Japan seem to ask is, “Are Japanese people... Read More
Have you ever heard of the town of Koenji in Japan? If so, what does... Read More