Latest posts from jtast
- The Rissyakuji Temple, Yamadera - September 1, 2022
- Sendai Daikannon & Daikanmitsuji Temple - August 9, 2022
- Sōkeiji Temple - August 5, 2022
Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode Six: A helping hand from beyond the grave)
Cana feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode One:... Read More
Kanda Myoujin Shrine
Placed in Sotokanda Chiyoda-ku, a short walk from famous tourist destination Akihabara, sits the jaw-dropping... Read More
Touring the Hana no mai Sake Brewery
Getting to tour a brewery while learning about not only the ancient process of brewing... 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
After crossing the Kyujo Bridge over the Omogo River off of Route 33, it is... Read More
What are Omikuji and Ema?
On a patron’s first visit to a temple or shrine of the year, called... Read More