Omamori (お守り) are amulets for protection and blessings. The word “omamori” can be translated to “to protect” or “to guard.”
The Shinto kagami (mirror) is the mitama (soul) of Amaterasu no Ō Kami.
The forest itself is a shrine where the kami dwell in the trees.
Lama Rabten putting up new prayer flags at Jangchub Chorten (Enlightenment Stupa).
Learn how to do Walking Meditation. We have several walking paths dedicated to this practice at Shin Mei Spiritual Centre.
Ōshogatsu: greeting the New Year