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Sanjusangendo is located in Kyoto and is known for the 1001 human sized wooden statues of Kannon, goddess of mercy. At 120 meters long, the columns within the structure are placed at exactly 33 intervals. It is place that was … Continue reading

02. June 2016 by Eileen
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Ema (Wooden Prayer Plaques

Ema are small wooden plaques that are used to write your wishes on. These are usually found in Shinto Shrines. The way it works is first you purchase the ema, next you write your wish and lastly leave it hanging … Continue reading

14. January 2016 by Eileen
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