Tag: travel

Photography, Travel

The Enchanting Otagi Nenbutsuji Temple (愛宕念仏寺)

Otagi Nenbutsuji is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai-shu sect. According to Wikipedia, Tendai-shu is is a Japanese school of Mahayana Buddhism, a descendant of the Chinese Tiantai or Lotus Sutra school. The school is characterised by its openness to other cultures and aim to universalise Buddhism through adaptation. The Tadai Buddhism is eclectic in nature and includes elements of Zen,…

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Photography, Travel

Visiting Kyoto’s Okazaki Bunny Shrine (岡崎神社)

Kyoto is famous for it’s temples and shrines sadly some of them get overlooked by tourist rushing to see the biggest and most famous sight seeing spots. One of these places is Okazaki shrine located in eastern central Kyoto. The rabbit is considered a helper spirit of the Okazaki Shrine. You will find figurines and sculptures of bunny rabbits all over the…

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Shopping, Video

Studio Ghibli Store + Haul

During my trip to South Korea, I randomly stumbled upon a Studio Ghibli store in Hyundai I’PARKmall. The mall can be entered via the Yongsan Station and the famous Yongsan Electronic Market. The Ghibli store was amazing with everything carefully decorated to set the mood. A must visit for Studio Ghibli fans. The selection of items available at the store…

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