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Stimulating example for the Syncretism of Buddhism and Shintō (Shimbutsu-shūgō)

This is one of the five temples under the protection of the Kimpusen-Temple (Kimpusen-ji) in... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
japanfan2016
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Fukuoka, Japan
Mizugyo Ritual Water Cleansing at Sakuramotobo

I've always been skeptical of meditation and have always chosen other activities over it when they... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2015
BryanBaier
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Osaka, Japan
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May 27, 2018
“Stimulating example for the Syncretism of Buddhism and Shintō (Shimbutsu-shūgō)”
Apr 14, 2018
“Not a must see”
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1269 Yoshinoyama, Yoshino-cho, Yoshino-gun 639-3115, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

This is one of the five temples under the protection of the Kimpusen-Temple (Kimpusen-ji) in Yoshino. They say it was founded in 673 during the reign of the legendary Tenmu Tennō. As many temples in Japan its portal is guarded by two muscular statues of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Visited this place as was attracted by the 2 statues at the entrance but there us nothing much to see inside. Can skip if there is no time.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

I've always been skeptical of meditation and have always chosen other activities over it when they were offered. I was asked to try the Mizugyo Ritual Water Cleansing Experience for work and so I did. The whole prayer and ritual process was neat and even...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank BryanBaier
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