16apr14. Nada, Kobe, Japan.
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
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Fieldnotes from Japan
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
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
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Inari, Lapland, Finland. 04/2014
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The Fox Druid
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
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