Kamakura Engaku-ji Temple – Kanagawa – 円覚寺 – 4K Ultra HD

Like Hokokuji, Engakuji is not your average temple, and it is actually ranked as the second most important Zen Buddhist temple in Japan. Founded in 1282 by a Chinese Zen monk at the request of Hojo Tokimune, Engakuji is in fact more like a closed village temple than an actual temple. Indeed Engakuji features not […]

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The Mysterious SEALED Temple Door NO ONE Can Open: Last Door of Padmanabhaswamy

In a world that’s been around for thousands of years, with countless people that have come and gone, it’s naïve to think that there aren’t things that those people left behind. Our ancestors have passed down to the next generation as much information as they can but what about those ancient knowledge that have been […]

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Nyoho-ji Temple in Ozu – Ehime – 如法寺 – 4K Ultra HD

Nyoho-ji Temple was originally built by the lord of Kita-gun, Utsunomiya in the Muromachi period (1336 ~ 1573). Closed for several centuries, it was only in 1669 and under the second lord of Ozu Domain, Yasuoki Kato that the temple as we know it today was re-opened. Nyoho-ji Temple was a family temple of the […]

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