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KOBE, JAPAN IMAGES: MINUME JINJA (SHRINE)

Said to have been built in 201. In 645 it was known as a place that poets gathered. There are 11 poems about Minume on the Manyoshu ground.

16apr14. Nada, Kobe, Japan.

Photography

K is for Kitsune

K is for Kitsune: Japanese folklore in origin, Kitsune is the nickname of one of the protagonists in “Wyrm Bait”, the cyber-mystery set against the MMORPG set in the world of… 435 more words

Writing

Feel free to feed the Foxes (rice only)

A fox figurine guarding the entrance of the Gojo Tenjin (Inari) Shrine in Ueno Park.

I’ve heard there are around 30,000 Inari shrines in Japan (each with pair of foxes at the front door). 74 more words

Anthropology

A Winter Wonderland Walk in Lake Inari

Now that spring, with it’s glorious flowers and balmy skies, has officially sprung here in Seoul, it caused me actual physical pain to review and post these photos. 316 more words

Travel

Not in service

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Inari, Lapland, Finland. 04/2014

Landscape

Faith and Prayer

Due to the traditional, inherited nature of Shinto, many practitioners do not have what would be described as ‘faith’. Instead, they follow the customs due to national identity rather than any personalized spiritual experience. 784 more words

Konkokyo

Dippers

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Inari, Lapland, Finland. 04/2014

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