Latest posts from jtast
- Shinobazunoike Benten-do and Kiyomizu Kannon-do - June 6, 2023
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- A Guide to Akasaka Shrines and Temples - June 1, 2023
What are Koma-inu?
Imagine you are going out to dinner at your favorite Chinese or Japanese... 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
Fusion of the Far East
The streets of Yokohama are cornucopias full of foreign influences ranging from the Yokohama Christ... Read More
What is the Difference between Shrines and Temples?
There approximately 95,000 shrines and 86,000 temples in Japan. So, what is the difference between... Read More
All the way back in the year 1478, a man named Ota Dokan constructed the... Read More
A Guide to Akasaka Shrines and Temples
Today we are going to be discussing three Shinto shrines and one Buddhist temple in... Read More