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February 11, 2019

Jotoku-ji (上徳寺) temple, otherwise known as "Kyo no Yotsugi-san (京の世継さん)", is famous for its blessing of conception, and included in the course of YUMEYAKATA "Gojo back street walking tour (五条路地裏さんぽツアー)". The temple has an old history of a deep connection with Tokugawa...

January 25, 2019

Kyoto is very famous for the production of tea since long time ago. Therefore, the culture of Chanoyu (茶の湯, the way of tea) spread nationwide from here, and as it developed, the world of Wagashi (和菓子, Japanese confectionery) has grown more and more sophistica...

December 27, 2018

Higashi-honganji (東本願寺), otherwise affectionately called as Ohigashi-san (お東さん, Mr. Higashi), is the head temple of Otani (大谷) sect of Shinshu (真宗) located near YUMEYAKATA. The sight of many temple buildings that are the world's largest level architecture is just overw...

December 26, 2018

Toji (冬至, winter solstice) is the day which has the shortest daylight hours in the year. In Japan, we take a Yuzuburo (柚風呂, hot citron bath) and eat boiled pumpkin on this day. There is an old saying that if you eat a food which includes more than two "n" consonants in...

December 24, 2018

Kobo-ichi (弘法市), also known as Kobo-san (弘法さん、Mr. Kobo), is a market within the premises of Toji (東寺)temple held on 21st of each month that falls on the date of Kobo-Daishi's (弘法大師, Saint Kobo) passing. Many people visit this market and enjoy seeking for lucky fin...

November 11, 2018

Shinnyodo (真如堂) is a temple of the Teadai (天台) sect of Buddhism, founded in the Heian (平安) era. It's not the famous-for-sightseers type of temple, but in fact, counted as one of the nice view spots for the autumn foliage. 

The Amida (阿弥陀), the Honzon (本尊, the princ...

November 4, 2018

In the northern part of Kyoto, the Ohara (大原) district is located. The district is famous as the land where Kenreimonin Tokuko (建礼門院徳子), the daughter of Tairano Kiyomori (平清盛), spent her remaining years after the fall of the Taira (平) Family. 

In Ohara, once there were...

October 25, 2018

Under the cloudless blue sky, Nijugo Bosatsu Oneri Kuyo Daihoe (二十五菩薩お練り供養大法会, A Procession by 25 Bodhisattva) was held at Sokujoin (即成院) temple in the Higashiyama (東山) district on October 22. The procession reproduces 25 Bodhisattva guiding deceased people to Gokuraku...

October 2, 2018

If you take a walk around the Gion (祇園) or the Kiyomizu (清水) district, you will see the five-storied pagoda called Yasaka no toh (八坂の塔). The pagoda is within the premises of Hokan-ji (法観寺) temple founded by Shotokutaishi (聖徳太子, Prince Shotoku) in the Asuka (飛鳥) period,...

August 6, 2018

In August, many firework displays and summer events are conducted all over in Japan. It's really nice to enjoy the cool of the evening in a festive atmosphere. In Kyoto, "Kyo no Tanabata (京の七夕)" event is now being held at five venues.

As for the outfit fo...

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