Japan is famously not “religious” yet there is a sense of spirituality that permeates throughout. From cultural touchstones, to shrines and temples, talismans, even manners and customs all seem to carry a piece of the spiritual life of Japan. Our solo travel advisor Astrid Clements sensed it on her recent trip to Japan and trust us when we say the spiritual energy had its impact.

Some of the questions answered on this episode…

  • What are the religious traditions in Japan?
  • What is the protocol for visiting shrines or temples in Japan?
  • What is the modern spiritual life of Japan like?
  • How does nature play into the spiritual life of Japan?
  • Is Japan mostly atheist? Why?

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