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Fushimi Inari

Today I’m going to Shinto Temple, Fushimi Inari. Beside it’s the biggest shinto temple in kyoto, its also known from its thousands of gate ( 203 more words


Inari village at lake Inari


Inari, Lapland, Finland. 06/2014


Perceiving Inari

When I offer prayers to Inari Okamisama, I try to visualise the deity in my mind’s eye. And this is not always easy, for a number of reasons. 524 more words


Using ritual items post-wedding

It actually feels a little sad when your wedding is all over and there’s no more of that nervous excitement that you’ve been feeling for so many months running up to the big day (although ultimately I feel so happy to be married!). 482 more words

Rituals & Festivals

Rainbow at lake Inari


Inari, Lapland, Finland. 07/2014.


New vases for the shrine

I’ve made a shrine/altar to Inari Okamisama just outside my house. It’s not a proper kamidana that Shintoists in Japan would normally use to venerate the kami (I explain why… 402 more words