Koya san (shoujin ryouri)

Leaving aside the beauty and serenity of Mount Koya, the city of Koyasan has been the place for Buddhist training for 1200 years. Nowadays, visitors can experience for themselves the Buddhist life, staying in shukubo accommodations or trying the simple shojin ryori. Koyasan is ...Read More

Osechi Ryori

Osechi Ryori is a traditional Japanese food on new Years Day. It is the most important meal of the year. Each meal has a special meaning and wish for the new year. Osechi Ryori consist of a small colorful dishes packed in a special ...Read More

Zen experience in Japan

Zen is one of the Buddhist schools in Japan that teaches meditation and to obtain serenity of mind. It originated in India, then moved to China and later intoduced to Japan in 1168 by Eisai as Rinzai Zen. Then Dogen founded Soto Zen in ...Read More