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Okamoto Otaki Shrine

Okamoti Otaki Shrine, located in the city of Echizen, is the only shrine in Japan to be dedicated to Kawakami Gozen, the goddess of paper.

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Eiheiji Temple

Eiheiji Temple: read a guide to Eiheiji Temple in Fukui Prefecture, a head temple of Soto Zen, founded by the monk Dogen in 1244.

Eiheiji Temple


“If your mind is clear, a Zen master is not necessary, the Buddha is not necessary, nothing is necessary. »

Seung Sahn