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What is Kyoto prayer beads (Kyonenju)?

Kyoto prayer beads (Kyonenju) are traditional handicrafts of the Kyoto Bead Manufacturing Wholesale Cooperative Association.Prayer beads are handcrafted one by one by skilled artisans of prayer beads in Kyoto, who have devoted themselves to the technology and have preserved the quality of traditional manufacturing methods.The number of prayer beads is 108. It is the number of “worldly desires” that represent human desires and attachments.In order to be released from this earthly desire, chant the prayer prayer. The thread running through the rosary symbolizes how our hearts and the Buddha communicate with each other, and the circle of prayer beads represents our hearts becoming round and honest. increase. Contents1 The history […]

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Water-repellent Tatami rug carpet Amazing!

Regular Tatami rug carpets are actually weak against water.If it gets wet, it will soak in, so it is necessary to immediately wipe it with a dry cloth and dry it in the shade. Contents1 Tatami rug carpet has been treated to be water repellent2 It also has a deodorizing effect!3 Relax and improve concentration Tatami rug carpet has been treated to be water repellent However, the water repellent Tatami rug carpet has been treated to be water repellent on both sides, so it is easy to clean with a quick wipe.*Does not repel water above 40°C, such as hot water or tea.*Other than water, coffee and milk are also […]

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What is Jodo sect prayer beads?

There are male beads and female beads in the Jodo sect of Buddhism.The prayer beads of the Jodo sect can be broadly divided into three types: daily routine prayer beads, 108 prayer beads, and solemn prayer beads. Ordinary parishioners and believers may hold “daily prayer beads”, monks may hold “daily prayer prayer beads” for everyday use, and “shogon prayer beads” during ceremonies.The “daily prayer beads” of the Jodo sect of Buddhism are not 108 beads, but they are in the form of prayer beads that allow you to count the number of Buddhist prayers. It is for practicing the Nembutsu by restricting your daily routine.Therefore, in the Jodo sect, it […]

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Popular points of Ukyo Tatami rug carpet at TokyoStore

Ukyo Tatami rug carpet popular for its symmetrical designThe stylish design will accent your room and create a more wonderful room space.The muted colors make this Tatami rug carpet easy to match with both Japanese and Western rooms. Contents1 Tatami rug carpet with special Kakegawa weave with two warps2 Tatami Rush, which is the material of the rug carpet, is very durable3 Details of Ukyo Tatami rug carpet4 Ukyo Tatami rug carpet size Tatami rug carpet with special Kakegawa weave with two warps Kakegawa-ori is a weaving method that uses thick special threads for the warp threads and alternately repeats the weaving width of 7:3.Due to the simple weave, it […]

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What are Shingon Buddhist prayer beads?

Contents1 There are prayer beads for Shingon sect2 Names and shapes of Shingon Buddhist prayer beads3 How to hold, use, and practice Shingon Buddhist prayer beads4 Material of Shingon Buddhist prayer beads4.1 Shingon Buddhism prayer beads made of natural wood and wooden materials4.2 Shingon Buddhism prayer beads made from natural and precious stones4.3 Shingon Buddhist prayer beads with natural wood and stone5 The quality of Shingon Buddhist prayer beads6 Care and storage of Shingon Buddhist prayer beads There are prayer beads for Shingon sect There are male beads and female beads.The Shingon Buddhist mala has 108 main mala beads, which are the same shape for both men and women, but […]

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Recommended Tatami nap mattress

Contents1 Tatami nap mattress that feels good anytime2 You can relax by lying on the Tatami Nap Mattres3 The size of the Tatami nap mattress is also GOOD!4 Tatami Nap Mattress is foldable for convenient storage Tatami nap mattress that feels good anytime The smooth texture of Tatami Rush feels good on your bare skin.With 2.5 times more moisture absorption than cotton and natural deodorizing power, you can always feel comfortable. You can relax by lying on the Tatami Nap Mattres The size of the Tatami nap mattress is also GOOD! It’s almost the same size as a single size futon, so you can put your whole body on it […]

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What is the difference between Japanese tableware and Western tableware?

Contents1 “Hold” and “Put” tableware2 The best part of Japanese cuisine is that you can feel the four seasons3 Japanese food style is one soup and three side dishes. Harmony of flavor is the beauty of “Wa”4 A role that is not just “filled” born by being lined up at once5 What are the advantages of pottery and porcelain?6 Are you using an easy-to-use rice bowl? “Hold” and “Put” tableware Differences in nature due to habits.Japanese etiquette is to hold a rice bowl or miso soup bowl while eating.However, when eating Western food, it is customary to leave the dishes on the table while eating.Western tableware is large and heavy […]

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What are Japanese Prayer beads?

Prayer beads are called “Juzu” and are widely spread throughout Japan.It is also called Nenju because it is used to count the number of Buddhist sutras and nembutsu chanting.It is said that by holding prayer beads and putting your hands together in prayer, you will connect with the Buddha, get rid of worldly desires, and gain merit.Prayer beads are talismans that protect the owner and are the only Buddhist tools that show the connection with Buddha. Contents1 About Juzu (Prayer beads) and Nenju (Prayer beads)2 What does it mean to have Juzu (Prayer beads) and Nenju (Prayer beads)?3 Birth of Juzu (Prayer beads) and Nenju (Prayer beads)4 Number of beads5 […]

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Kakegawa weaving Tatami rug recommended introduction

First of all, Tatami rug is a rug made of natural Tatami material Rush with traditional Japanese weaving.And there are many types of Tatami Rush weaves.Among them, we will introduce Kakegawa weaving, which has been handed down from ancient times in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. Contents1 In the first place, what is Kakegawa weaving?2 Kakegawa weaving Tatami rug carpet with elegant patterns3 Tatami rug carpet with a comfortable texture created by Tatami Rush’s large weave4 Excellent compatibility with colorful Tatami Rush5 Kakegawa weaving is profound because it is simple In the first place, what is Kakegawa weaving? It is the name of the Tatami rug weave that has been handed down […]

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Tokoname ware Kyusu teapot Recommended

Tokoname ware, which has been made mainly in Tokoname City, Aichi Prefecture, boasts the largest market share in Japan for Kyusu teapots. Tokoname ware teapots are designated as important intangible cultural properties. Tokoname ware Kyusu teapot is an integral part of Japanese culture. Speaking of Kyusu teapot, Tokoname ware is recommended. There are many types of Tokoname-yaki Kyusu teapots, from classical to modern. In addition, the tea brewed in the Tokoname-yaki Kyusu teapot is very mellow and delicious. That is the secret behind the popularity of Tokoname ware teapots. *Click here for Japanese candle items Contents1 What are the characteristics of Tokoname ware Kyusu teapot?2 Why is green tea delicious […]

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