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Miyajima island

Miyajima island is only half an hour away from Hiroshima and a much more cheery place. It has the famous shrine gate in the sea which you might have seen in pictures of Japan. 505 more words


Sanko Inari Shrine Torii Tunnel

Still on the way up Inuyama Castle and still on the vicinity of the Sanko Inari Shrine, you will find this small concentration of Torii gates. 46 more words


Hiking the Fushimi Inari-Taisha Shrine

While studying in Japan recently my group and I had the opportunity to visit several temples and shrines while staying in Kyoto. During the first week my group and I were led by one of our classmates out to Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan. 558 more words


Encountering Inari: A Guided Meditation

This is a guided meditation to help the individual deepen¬†their spiritual connection with the deity Inari Okamisama, and to gain mental and spiritual well-being. It should not be viewed as a way to “summon” Inari – rather, it is a method of relaxation and visualisation to encourage deep contemplation of Inari, as well as to offer one’s respect and prayers. 2,196 more words

Shinto / Japanese Religion

Last days of summer in the Japanese Garden

The weather is changing and the leaves are starting to turn

In college, my illustration professor disapproved of redos. Mr. Zagorski thought it better to move on to a new piece and let the disappointing work fade into the background or hit the trash can. 225 more words