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OSAKA IMAGES: OSAKA-JO (OSAKA CASTLE)

Built in 1583. One of Japan’s most famous castles. In use through 1868…

22apr14. Osaka, Japan.

Photography

KOBE, JAPAN IMAGES: SHRINE IN SUMA-KU

“What we think, we become.“ – Buddha

18apr14. Suma-ku, Kobe, Japan.

Travel

A Day in Kamakura

“And there is a Japanese idol at Kamakura”

Rudyard Kipling

 

Kamakura, after some half-dozen visits, still remains my favourite travel destination in Japan.  If fate had swung differently, and I hadn’t put down roots in Saitama, I probably would have made an effort to live there. 853 more words

Suburban Wildlife

Appealing to the dead for help in places such as domed sepulchers, shrines, graves etc

Question 8: What is the ruling on those who put some money as charity in vows boxes that are placed inside the domed sepulchers of some righteous deceased persons; the ruling on those who ask for blessings from the deceased persons; the ruling on those who ask for blessings from deceased persons through applying perfume; and the ruling on those who circumambulate the graves of righteous deceased persons to obtain blessings from them? 84 more words

6. Jumaad Al-Thaaniyah Fatwas (فتاوى جمادى الثانية)

Shrines and Sacrifices

 “What on Earth,” you may be asking yourself, “do shrines and sacrifices have to do with relationships?” The answer, put simply, is everything.  Its widely accepted and commonly known that shrines are places that are considered holy, or set apart because they are related to a person or a relic.  962 more words

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