Latest posts from jtast
- The Rissyakuji Temple, Yamadera - September 1, 2022
- Sendai Daikannon & Daikanmitsuji Temple - August 9, 2022
- Sōkeiji Temple - August 5, 2022
What are Torii Gates?
In front of every Japanese Shinto shrine there lay a gate made of two... Read More
MINO KOKUBUNJI TEMPLE
Readers whom have been following my “Can a feudal era General and famed military strategist... Read More
Japan’s Destination Marketing Panel Meeting
Due to Japan’s growing number of foreign in-bound tourists, a panel meeting was called to... 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
Exploring the Hamamatsu Hachimangu Shrine
Exploring the Hachimangu Shrine: paying a visit to the incredible Hachimangu shrine to learn not... Read More