Celebrating Chinese New Year in Japan

In most Asian countries, people celebrate Chinese New Year, and Japan in no exception. Read all about the festivities in Japan in this blog.

How to spend Valentine’s Day in Japan

Valentine's Day in Japan is a popular event, celebrated in a unique way. In this article we will explain the Japanese customs and tradition on February 14th!

What is Setsubun?: Traditional Event in February

Setsubun is one of the traditional events in Japan in February. In this article, we will explain about the history of Setsubun and things to do on that day!

Japanese Religious Beliefs: Yakudoshi

In Japan, some years in life are considered unlucky. Read all you need to know about Yakudoshi and how to ward off your bad luck in this blog.

The Old Japanese Names for the Months: Meanings and Origins

Today we use the number for the name of the month, but it used to be different in Japan. The old Japanese names for the months have a deeper meaning, related to nature & rituals. In this blog we will explain all about the meaning of the old name for months!

Traditional Wedding Ceremony in Japan

Everything you need to know about the Japanese traditional wedding ceremony including what to wear, the rules and the difference between western style and traditional Japanese wedding!

Seven Lucky Gods Pilgrimage: New Year’s Tradition in Japan

Seven Lucky Gods are an eclectic group of deities from Japan, India, and China which originated from Shinto, Buddhism and Hinduism. Seven Lucky Gods Pilgrimage aka Shichifukujin Meguri in Japanese is a New Year tradition in Japan. Visit temples to collect seven stamps and it is said to bring in good fortune and blessing throughout the year.

Shinbutsu-Shugo: The Mix of Shintoism and Buddhism in Japan

Japan is home to 2 main beliefs; shintoism and Buddhism, in this article we explain the concept of Shinbutsu-Shugo, how these have grown together and where you can see the mixture of the two.

The Most Iconic Torii Gates In Japan

In this article we will share with you the 9 most iconic torii gates in Japan!

All About Buddhist Temples in Japan

In this article, we provide an overview of Buddhist temples in Japan and their characteristics, next we will introduce some of the most famous Buddhist temples in the country!
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