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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
Wrapping up money?
When looking at western style cultures, gift giving is done for many occasions. Holidays, anniversaries,... Read More
The Tokyo Jissha and the Journey to Enlightenment
In ancient times, people would make pilgrimages to different shrines and temples all over Japan.... Read More
The Kencho-ji Temple is the oldest Zen training monastery in Japan, and ranks first out... Read More
If you have any interest in Japan, you would probably recognize the maneki neko if... Read More
How to use Pokemon Go at shrines and temples
The world has been taken by storm by one of Japan’s most famous franchises, Pokemon.... Read More