Blog Posts - Temples



Izu Peninsula

Izu Peninsula (伊豆半島) is a famous hot spring and sightseeing destination, and a popular side trip from Tokyo. While not that popular with foreign tourists, it is becoming increasing well-known. A host of passes make it a great travel idea for...
by Cheapo Japan on May 1, 2016

A Walk Around Shodoshima Day 5 Tonosho

A Walk Around ShodoshimaDay 5, Into TonoshoMonday December 28thI catch the first bus out of Tonosho heading up the long valley that runs north. The bus driver was careful to inquire just exactly where I was heading to. All my experiences with bus dri...
by Japan Visitor on Apr 27, 2016

Kanda Myojin Shrine

Kanda Myojin Shrine (神田明神) is a major Shinto shrine near Akihabara and Ueno. Over 1000 years old, the buildings have been stunningly reserved and the garden even more so. People visit the shrine to pray for prosperity and wealth. Budget tra...
by Cheapo Japan on Apr 23, 2016

Walk Around Shodoshima Day 4 Part II

A Walk Around Shodoshima Part IIDay 4Sunday December 27th After coming down from the cave temples the next two stops on the pilgrimage, 35 Hayashi-an and 39 Matsukaze-an were simple, rudimentary structures, both surrounded by big cemeteries.I had a b...
by Japan Visitor on Apr 20, 2016

Another Must-See in Cherry Blossom Season in Japan: Hana Matsuri, Buddha's Birthday Festival

Cherry blossom season in Tokyo is late March to early April.If you are in Japan on 8 April, you have something that cannot be missed. It is the day of Hana Matsuri, yearly Buddha's birthday festival!Full-Blooming Cherry Blossoms & Kiyomizudo Hall...
by Tokyo Direct Diary on Apr 14, 2016

Winged sun disk shrine found inside 1 of 42 new tombs discovered in Egypt

<!-- letslaughandfun recl 300x250- 2015 --> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); <!-- letslaughandfun recl 300x250- 2015 --> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Forty-two rock-cut tombs and a s...
by UFOs and Space Anomalies on Apr 10, 2016

Shikharji or Sametshikhar also known as the Parasnath Hill

Shikharji or Sametshikhar also known as the Parasnath Hill, located in Giridih district in Jharkhand, India, is a major Jain pilgrimage destination and is the most sacred place for Jains in the world. According to Jain belief, twenty of the twent...
by u love god on Apr 9, 2016

A Walk Around Shodoshima Day 3 The Mito Peninsula Part II

A Walk Around ShodoshimaDay 3 The Mito Peninsula Part IISaturday December 26Coming down the hillside I quickly arrive at a small, white shrine, the okunoin of temple number 29, Kazaana-An, which I find not far below. It is high on the hillside and...
by Japan Visitor on Apr 5, 2016

Sri Bakreshwara Temple West Bangal

The Bakreshwar Temple of West Bengal lies on the banks of the Paaphra River in the district of Birbhum. Inside the temple complex are the Mahishmardini and the Vakranath temple. The temple is renowned for its Oriya-style of architecture.
by Shirdi Sai Baba Photos on Apr 5, 2016

SRIMATI RADHARANI ASHTOTHRARA NAMAVALI

Radharani is also known as Sarva-kanti, which indicates that all beauty and luster rest in Her body. All the Lakshmis derive their beauty from Her. Sarva-kanti also means that all the desires of Lord Krishna rest in Radha. As Lord Krishna enchants th...
by Shirdi Sai Baba Photos on Apr 5, 2016

A Guide to the Views of Cherry Blossoms & Zojoji Temple & Tokyo Tower

Fast FactsZojoji Temple is at the foot of Tokyo Tower.There are some weeping cherry trees in Zojoji Temple.As a result, Zojoji Temple is becoming a popular photo spot among tourists, both international and Japanese, traveling in Tokyo, especially in...
by Tokyo Direct Diary on Apr 1, 2016

A Guide to Cherry Blossoms & Zojoji Temple & Tokyo Tower

Fast FactsZojoji Temple is at the foot of Tokyo Tower.There are some weeping cherry trees in Zojoji Temple.As a result, Zojoji Temple is becoming a popular photo spot among tourists in Tokyo.Let's see how it is like!It is natural for travelers to fee...
by Tokyo Direct Diary on Apr 1, 2016

A Walk Around Shodoshima Day 3 The Mito Peninsula

A Walk Around ShodoshimaDay 3 The Mito PeninsulaSaturday December 26It's another beautiful sunny day as I begin the third day of my walk along the Shodoshima pilgrimage route. From my guest house I take the bus a few kilometers to Kusukabe Port and h...
by Japan Visitor on Apr 1, 2016

A Walk Around Shodoshima Day 2 Afternoon

A Walk Around ShodoshimaDay 2, AfternoonFriday December 25thFaced with a choice about which route to take I opt for what is probably the more difficult option -walk up the mountain and take the ropeway down. I am not a masochist, but I am walking a p...
by Japan Visitor on Mar 21, 2016

Gompas – The Buddhist Temples

Gompas are Buddhist temples, located in Tibet, Ladakh (India), Nepal, and Bhutan. Their design and interior details vary from region to region, however, all follow a general layout of a central prayer hall containing a Buddha statue, benches for the...
by Journal Edge on Mar 21, 2016

Prambanan Temple in Java, Indonesia

The name 'Prambanan' comes from the word 'Para Brahman' which in Javanese stands for the 'supreme brahmin'. The temple is dedicated to Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. Prambanan is a collection of massive Hindu temples built by the Mataram Kingdom, rulers...
by Shirdi Sai Baba Photos on Mar 9, 2016

The Five Pagoda Temple in Beijing, China

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by Mike Tends To Travel on Mar 4, 2016

The Five Pagoda Temple in Beijing, China

Filed under: posts Tagged: Asia, Beijing, Buddhist, China, Haidian, Hindu, miketendstotravel, Ming Dynasty, pagoda, temple, temples, travel, Zhenjue...
by Mike Tends To Travel on Mar 4, 2016

Lord Shiva Temples In Maharashtra

Babulnath TemplePerhaps the most famous Shiv temple in Mumbai, Babulnath temple is located near Marine Lines. It’s on a small hill which seems almost negligible now, considering the height of towers surrounding the temple. This was originally built...
by Shirdi Sai Baba Photos on Mar 2, 2016

Birth Story Of Lord Navnath

The Navnath , also spelt as Navanatha and Nao Nath, are the nine saints, Masters or Naths on whom the Navnath Sampradaya, the lineage of the nine gurus is based.They are worshipped collectively as well as individually. The Navnath Sampraday believes...
by Shirdi Sai Baba Photos on Feb 29, 2016


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