Latest posts from jtast
- The Rissyakuji Temple, Yamadera - September 1, 2022
- Sendai Daikannon & Daikanmitsuji Temple - August 9, 2022
- Sōkeiji Temple - August 5, 2022
The History of Ueno Park
Built on a hill close to Ueno Station in Tokyo is Ueno Park. Founded in... Read More
What is Zazen?
Sitting cross-legged on the ground and looking down, half focusing on the black line that... Read More
Most Popular 10 Temples and Shrines during New Year
Have you ever heard the Japanese word “Hatsumode”? Visiting to shrines and temples at the... Read More
What are Goshuin?
If you plan on visiting many temples and shrines in Japan, I recommend purchasing... Read More
15 Unique Festivals Only Found in Japan(6~10)
6 The Sendai star festival The Star Festival is derived from the legend of Vega... Read More
A traditional Shinto Wedding Ceremony
My wife and I were legally married (i.e submitted the form to City Hall) in... Read More