Latest posts from jtast
- The Rissyakuji Temple, Yamadera - September 1, 2022
- Sendai Daikannon & Daikanmitsuji Temple - August 9, 2022
- Sōkeiji Temple - August 5, 2022
Do you know Japanese word “okeiko”?
You can experience traditional Japanese culture at 「Tokujuji Temle」in the island of Miyajima that is... 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
Mikoshi and Dashi
Every local shrine in Japan is responsible for celebrating its own deity and... 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
Toward the right side of the entrance to the Shinagawa Shrine is a long path... Read More
On November 10th, 1272, the 8th year of the Bun-ei Era, Shiro Sakondaifu Hojo... Read More