Latest posts from Spencer Meador
- Shitennoji- Temple - November 16, 2017
- Kiyomizu-dera (Osaka) - November 15, 2017
- Isshin-Ji Temple - November 14, 2017
The Komyoji Temple, part of the school of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism, dates back to... Read More
Japanese New Year’s
Every New Year’s Eve, Buddhist temples across Japan ring their bells exactly 108 times. The... 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
Every morning I wake up to the sound of the Komyoji temple bell. Back in... Read More
Not a Bad Lesson in Martial Arts
Martial arts: the popular image that this phrase conjures is one of sage masters, fast... 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