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Why Arigato Kyoto?

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January 27, 2017

I’ve been asked a few times, why Arigato Kyoto?
When you visit a country you don’t speak the language, usually you learn at least 2 or 3 of the most important words, like hello, excuse me, please (if you happen to be a polite person, of course)..  Arigato is “thank…

Snowy Kyoto (Part 3 : Kyusho-in & Ryosoku-in temples) – Arigato Kyoto


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Snowy Kyoto (Part 3 : Kyusho-in & Ryosoku-in temples)

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January 23, 2017

Kyusho-in and Ryosoku-in are both sub-temples of Kennin-ji, which is the oldest zen temple in Kyoto. Sometimes I go to Kennin-ji for zazen sessions.

Unlike…

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Snowy Kyoto (Part 2 : Kodai-ji & Entoku-in temples) – Arigato Kyoto


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Snowy Kyoto (Part 2 : Kodai-ji & Entoku-in temples)

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January 20, 2017

It always blows my mind how majestic the facade of Kodai-ji temple looks, in any weather.

When I saw this tiny teahouse under the snow,…

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Snowy Kyoto (Part 1 : Kiyomizu-dera area)

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January 16, 2017

Yesterday we had a real snowfall here in Kyoto! Even if I don’t particularly like cold, I miss the snow. It reminds me of…

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Kyoto Botanical Garden in early summer

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July 2, 2016

Kyoto is famous for the innumerable Japanese gardens with different trees and plants native to Japan, but few people know that there is a…

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MUSINGS & PERSONAL

MySweetKyoto.blogspot.jp has moved to ArigatoKyoto.com !

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April 26, 2016

Thank you to those who had followed my blogging debuts on the blogspot platform! Now I decided to take my discovering of Kyoto lifestyle…

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Morning zazen at Kennin-ji temple.

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June 21, 2015

Last Sunday, I had my first zazen experience in a temple. I’ve wanted to try it for a long time, and when I heard…

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Kyoto Seasons & Events

Spring in Kyoto

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April 27, 2015

 Time goes by so fast! Not so long ago I wished you a happy new year, and it’s already April (almost May)! Sorry to…

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Crafts & Handmade Kyoto Design

Kyoto Sanjo Takematsu (2)

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December 22, 2014

A few more photos of Kyoto Sanjo Takematsu bamboo world..

You will be surprised to discover the variety of shapes which can be created from…

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Kyoto Sanjo Takematsu (1)

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December 19, 2014

After Yokoyama Bamboo Products & Co., I’d like to introduce another company specializing in bamboo crafts, Kyoto Sanjo Takematsu.
The shop offers a large choice…

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