The Buddhism religion is made up of a variety of traditions, including spiritual practices and beliefs accredited to Buddha and other illuminating philosophies. Most Japanese families have a Buddhist altar of some sort in their homes. Shinto religion can be traced back as early as the 8th century through written records of the Kojiki and Nihon Shoki and gets its name from the Chinese word ‘Shendao’ – the Chinese philosophical perspective on religion.
Beat the post-holiday blues by recreating your travels in your own kitchen. If you’re planning a visit to Japan, or have your travel plans locked in, here’s… When it comes to events such as funerals, over 90% of death rituals performed are from the Buddhist religion. This means the funeral will be performed by a Buddhist priest and allows attendants to remember, mourn, and seek closure for the deceased as they transition from life to the afterlife.… Read More