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Buddhistic Meditation; Zazen

By on December 16, 2015

Zazen is a central practice of Zen Buddhism, a way to achieve tranquility of mind.

The goal is to gain fresh perspective on yourself and focus your thoughts in a certain way. Sitting still, breathing through your nose, and taking repeated deep breaths creates the sensation of purifying the mind.

The…

Sightseeing

Kyoto Temple: Kinkaku-ji

By on December 16, 2015

At the center of this Zen temple remained Kinkaku-ji build by Yoshimitsu. The temple suffered great damage During the Onin War, but in the early Edo period, Emperor Gomizunoo helping rebuild it to the the form we see today, which is more like a garden temple than a Zen…


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Tips

The Best Online Tools to get Around in Japan

By on December 16, 2015

So getting around in big cities like Tokyo,Osaka,Fukuoka,Kyoto,.. may not always be so easy. You may arrive there with huge excitement ready to take your step into this beautiful island. So you arrive at your first station and yo encounter:

Okay, now where is .. Tokyo.. Station
In Tokyo they are…

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Sightseeing

Fushimi Inari, The Endless Gates

By on December 16, 2015

When you think of Kyoto, you think of Fushimi Inari. Fushimi Inari is one of the most popular places that attract Tourists (also Japanese tourist from other regions) from all over the world to Kyoto.

 
I recently had the privilege to spare some extra time to go visit Fushimi Inari once again.
It is build for Inari,…

Davy M
Belgium

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