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Aset's Festivals from Late Antiquity

Here are the Aset (Isis) festivals listed in this book: Bricault, Laurent. Les Cultes Isiaques Dans Le Monde Greco-romain (La Roue a Livres / Documents Book 66). 130 more words


Okonomiyaki and Emperor Meiji's stomping ground

For these two days of my journey I tried to spend time in Nikko, a mountain town 2 hours north of Tokyo famous for a couple of shrines and the Kegon waterfalls and Lake Chuzenji. 597 more words


Temple of Mithras: How do you put London's Roman shrine back together?

Sixty years ago, a Roman God was uncovered at a London building site. The excavations for the Temple of Mithras moved around but are now going back to the original site – how do you reconstruct a Roman temple?

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Day 12, Temples 24-26, 32km

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  • Thursday 17 October, 2013
  • Weather: Cool breeze, 24 degrees 
  • Temples: 24, 25 & 26, 32km
  • Accommodation: Next to a shrine in Muroto city…
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Shikoku 88 Temple Pilgrimage

The Importance of Altars

Up to now, I do not have a permanent altar or kamidana (Shinto altar) in my house. There are several reasons for this. One is that… 687 more words

Shinto / Japanese Religion

Stones, bones and feathers.

Last week I edited some photos taken at the Rivenstone festival 2014.  Below presented as my pic of the week, is one of my favorites. 12 more words

Photo Of The Week

Reading the Air: the gods of Earth and Heaven

In the courtyard, the guardian deities of the Earth and the Sky, and related images, are designed to wake us up. Those of Earth in the north, just beyond the main gate, are the first to give thanks to.   585 more words

Reading The Air: Life-magic In Japan