Day: September 27, 2022

A red kai-un omamori charm against a red satin background.

Omamori: Japan’s Good Luck Charms

An omamori is an amulet or good luck charm from Japan or warding away evil. There are many amulets/charms for different milestones such as passing

An imposing red gate torii gate, reflective of shinto in Japan.

Shinto Religion in Japan: The Ultimate Guide

Shinto is based on beliefs in the supernatural and nature itself. Its beliefs of purity, respect for the cycle of life, and “the way of the Gods” underline every aspect of traditional and modern Japanese culture.