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Tag Archives | shinto
November 16, 2013
In today’s post, I dive into some Japanese superstitions. Also, as usual, the photo of the day to enjoy, which is yet another superstition.
November 7, 2013
Today’s post gives some info about temizuya at shrines. Also, dragons!
October 24, 2013
In today’s post, a look at Tatsuki Shrine, a Shinto shrine in Okazaki. Also, some thoughts and info on Shinto itself.
October 13, 2013
Today’s post is all about torii gates! I love these things.
October 11, 2013
In today’s post, a few thoughts on shrines in Japan and how they are unique in the world, and a nice photo from an Inari shrine.
August 8, 2013
The main gate to Iga Hachimangu, one of the more famous shrines in Okazaki. A beautiful piece of architecture, built — as usual with traditional Japanese buildings — without a single nail.
June 15, 2013
Lord Buddha is everywhere but—
alas! — invisible
In the silent dawn
I see him faintly in a dream.
June 16, 2012
Into the torii tunnel.
April 25, 2012
This is my favorite find. I found this shrine behind an old fish market. The cherry blossoms over it are just bonus!