Saturday, March 25, 2017

Small Shrines In My Neighborhood

There are several small shrines in my neighborhood that I see when I am out walking.  I love living in Japan!


This one is on a roof!





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  1. Hi Pamela lovely pics,thankyou for sharing.

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  2. You have a lovely neighbourhood.
    One thing with these small shinto shrine compounds is that they are always open, people can offer a short prayer anytime, ask or thank God for a good day, a safe trip or speedy recovery anytime without the need of a Shinto priest or a prayer book. Also there is usually some greenery (even when it is on a rooftop!) which makes it a pleasant resting place.

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  3. They look magical, set apart for spiritual contemplation.
    I like that.

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  4. How beautiful :) Japan seems quite peaceful.

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  5. Thank you for sharing, it is lovely that they can be used anytime unlike here where churches are often locked unless there are service happening.

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  6. Interesting and got me thinking. Here in my area I have been to the Grotto on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. That is the only such place I can think of in my area. Oh, and one outside the St. Joseph Hospital in Mishawaka Indiana. Love the pictures you have shared.
    xx, Carol

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  7. I love all the little shrines, but the one on the roof - that's just awesome!

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