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What are Omikuji and Ema?
On a patron’s first visit to a temple or shrine of the year, called... Read More
The main belief system of the Japanese people is called Shintoism. Shinto is more than... Read More
The 5 Must Sees at Sensō-ji
Located in Asakusa, part of Taito-ku, Tokyo, lies Sensō-ji, the oldest temple in Tokyo. Sensō-ji... Read More
Hand copying sutra is called “Shakyo” in Japanese. Sutra copying is the East Asian practice... Read More
What are “Kami?”
One of the most prevalent religions in Japan is the Shinto religion. For Americans, understanding... 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