Sacred Rituals performed by the samurai warriors including Art, Karma and the final ritual.
In a few select cases, buddhist monks in Japan would turn prepare their bodies for mummification for years before becoming a mummy; how and why did they do it?
TOP 10 JAPANESE HISTORICAL FIGURES There are some historical figures that everybody in Japan knows. Some are shoguns, some are writers, and some are princes. Here’s a rundown of the top ten people you should know if...
The transformation of Japanese dress at the end of the Classical Period was gradual, but profound. Today, we will examine kimono in the time of the Shogun and samurai.
Some of the world's oldest pottery is that of ancient Japan. Pottery pieces dating back to at least the 12th millineum BCE have been found at archaological sites across Japan. This period of Japanese history is known as...
Ubasute, an alleged common custom in ancient Japan, involved transporting elderly family members to mountains and then abandoning them. The idea was for the elderly to die on these mountain tops.
The Age of Hunting The Jomon Culture The Paleolithic age started around 35000 years ago and people from Asian mainland settled in Japan. It is only at the end of Ice Age, around 10000 years ago, the Jomon culture...
A brief biography about the Tiger of Kai Takeda Shingen.
The history of Japan's national dress goes back centuries, before writing had come to Japan. Today, we'll look at the first articles of clothing worn on the archipelago.
A short biography of the Ninja Master Hattori Hanzo