Latest posts from jtast
- The Rissyakuji Temple, Yamadera - September 1, 2022
- Sendai Daikannon & Daikanmitsuji Temple - August 9, 2022
- Sōkeiji Temple - August 5, 2022
Wrapping up money?
When looking at western style cultures, gift giving is done for many occasions. Holidays, anniversaries,... Read More
Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid? (Episode Two: Enter Ushiwakamaru)
Cana feudal era General and famed military strategist act as a modern day Cupid?(Episode One:... Read More
What is Saisen?
When visiting a temple or shrine, you may notice a wooden box in front of... Read More
Nichirenshu Saichuzan Joshoji and Aikido: The Way of the Mental Sword
We were welcomed at the Nichirenshu Saichuzan Joshoji by Itou-sensei, who was the head priest... Read More
How to Pray at a Japanese Shrine ?
There are many different practices that take place at Shinto shrines. These include performing the... Read More
Tea Ceremony at Hamarikyu
The Japanese Tea Ceremony is a traditional practice in which green tea called matcha is... Read More