Do you know the Japanglish word “Power Spot”?
These are the places believed to give visitors some special energy, a spiritual force that heals or refreshes.
Power spots are very popular travel destinations for Japanese people.
They believe that visiting a power spot brings them luck, such as meeting a lover, getting a good job, or feeling energized.
Holy mountain, Mt. Fuji is also Power Spot
In Japan, most power spots are sacred places, such as sacred mountains, shrines, or temples.
From ancient times, Japan has had a religious culture based on nature worship.
Mountains, trees, rocks, and the seas are objects of reverence.
In Japan there is a famous mountain where mediums interact with dead people.
In Okinawa, shamans(Yuta) are still common.
Kudaka is an Island of Prayer and Sacred Ritual in Okinawa.
In Japan, a lot of people say they are not religious.
However, interestingly, people in Japan enjoy many kinds of fortune-telling.
Many young women don’t go to a counselor when they have a problem, they go to a fortune-teller.
In my opinion, Japanese people are not overly religious, but some people believe in spirituality.
Takuhi shrine, Shimane. This shrine is dedicated to the deity of safe sea voyages.
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