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Shrine with Origami Cranes

Colourful collections of origami cranes are often found in Shinto shrines around Japan. The Japanese word for crane is tsuru.  The crane is a symbol long life, happiness, peace and good luck. 28 more words

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TIAM Saturday December 10th

It’s starting to feel a lot like winter, but we tried to keep you warm this morning with conversation about The National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Heatupstlouis.org, the new show at The Fox and celebrity birthdays. 206 more words

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Quick trip to Kamakura

Kamakura is a beautiful little town about 1 hour outside of Tokyo. I only had time to visit the big buddha (鎌倉大仏, Kamakura Daibutsu) and Zeniarai Benzaiten Shrine (銭洗弁天). 9 more words


Lovers' Shrine

LOVERS’ SHRINE – Our guide told me that this shrine is where single people go to pray to meet their soulmate, and where couples go to pray for a happy relationship. 176 more words

Fujisan Hongū Sengen Taisha

The Fujisan Hongū Sengen Taisha (富士山本宮浅間大社?) is a Shintō shrine in the city of Fujinomiya in Shizuoka PrefectureJapan.

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Setting up a Shrine

Setting up a shrine is one of the first things Cunningham suggests in Solitary Practitioner, and it was something I approached with excitement, my first real step into this world, what will be my starting point, my link to the Divine. 627 more words