Hatsumōde [初詣(はつもうで)]

2017/01/03 23:13
Hatsumōde[初詣(はつもうで)] is to go to Shinto shrine or Buddhist temple to worship at Shōgatsu[正月(しょうがつ)](Japanese New Year) and people practice that for praying for good luck and safety for the new year. Matsudo Shrine in the season of Ha..

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Shiramizu Amida-dō [白水阿弥陀堂(しらみずあみだどう)]

2016/09/11 23:15
Shiramizu Amida-dō[白水阿弥陀堂(しらみずあみだどう)] is a temple of the Shingon Sect[真言宗(しんごんしゅう)] of Buddhism, located on Iwaki[いわき] City, Fukushima Prefecture. The formal name is Ganjyō-ji[願成寺(がんじょうじ)] Amidadō. That has been designated as the National..

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Ema [絵馬(えま)]

2016/07/09 18:55
If you travel in Japan and visit a shrine, you'll see many hanging Ema[絵馬(えま)]. Ema of Kameido Tenjin[亀戸天神(かめいどてんじん)] Shrine Ema is a wooden plaque(mainly pentagonal shape) that is dedicated to a shrine or temple. A picture is drawn on i..

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