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  • long held traditions and traditional craft techniques make up an important part of Japanese heritage, and these can be seen in the festival's religious rights and even in regular everyday life, from cooking to forging blades.

  • Many of these traditional skills have prevailed through the centuries and can still be seen today.

  • My name is Raina on staff writer for Japan guy dot com, and in this video will be going on an overnight trip, going behind the scenes of cooking Buddhist cuisine and knife making.

  • Here's the plan.

  • On day one, we start our trip in central Osaka and take the train to Khorasan, where we'll stay overnight in a temple lodging on the mountain.

  • On Day two, we head down to Sakai in southern Osaka, which is famous for knife making before heading home.

  • So follow along as we go in an overnight trip to Coy Asan and Osaka to learn more about Buddhist cuisine and forging blades.

  • Day one hour trip begins at number station in central Osaka, where we take the Nankai Koya line to go Karaca Pasha Station, then the cable car to Collieson and lastly, a bus into the town center.

  • Well, first visit a sweet shop and a sesame Turkish shop.

  • Then participate in the Buddhist fire ceremony before making our way through one of the world's largest cemeteries.

  • Then learn more about Buddhist cuisine at a temple.

  • Lodging on the mountain web will stay overnight.

  • I'm good at Kabashi Station now, and I'm going to change to the cable car to get to the top of Hassan.

  • Collieson is a sacred and highly revert mountain, which is intricately linked to Schengen Buddhism, an important Japanese Buddhist sit.

  • The mountain is where Kobo Daishi, the six founder, rests in eternal meditation, and pilgrims both past and present use centuries old hiking trails on their journey to pay their respects to him.

  • The quiet temple town at the top of the mountain is where the six headquarters are located, a swell as a vast cemetery containing kobo dishes, mausoleum.

  • Those who visits Coy asan will be struck by the reverential atmosphere that surrounds the temple town.

  • In one of the best ways to fully experience Collieson.

  • In addition to visiting the main temple in Koba Dishes, Mausoleum is to stay overnight at a temple.

  • Lodging offered by the numerous temples, which allows for an opportunity to experience Temple Life.

  • My Journey and Koya San starts with a walk through the Temple town.

  • Local snacks, which have nourished weary pilgrims for centuries, can be found along the way.

  • One such snack is the Muraguchi, which is filled with sweet red bean paste.

  • It is named after the Miroku Buddha and shaped after the stone.

  • The Buddha rolled down from paradise and touching that stone is said to bring good fortune.

  • This shop has been in business for about 150 years on.

  • It's the creator of the miracle you see, which I have in my hands Right now.

  • I'm gonna take a bite.

  • Another sesame tofu, which is typically one of the dishes in Buddhist cuisine and also a popular souvenir from Chiasson.

  • The smooth tofu square has a sesame aroma and a nutty flavor.

  • Despite having the word tofu in its name, Sesame tofu does not contain soybeans.

  • I visit a well left sesame tofu shop, which makes sesame tofu with only three ingredients.

  • Sesame water and cozy route.

  • Ally Nice.

  • Yeah, right.

  • Beside the approach to Okinawa is show Joshi in Temple, which offers daily Goma tacky ceremonies.

  • Participants can write their wishes on the special Goma wooden sticks and then offer them to the food.

  • Oh me oh Buddhist deity during the ceremony, which can be quite an experience in itself.

  • Thank you.

  • E watched the ceremony for a while before making my way to Okinawa.

  • E met the entrance to Okinawa in, and it's about a two kilometer walk in here to co bodices mausoleum, where he said to be resting in eternal meditation.

  • Let's go.

  • Okinawa is the heart of collieson and a still and tranquil atmosphere.

  • Filthy air.

  • There it is the largest cemetery in Japan and some of the tombstones state back a few 100 years tall cedar trees and tombstones lying the approach all the way to the back of the cemetery where Kobe dishes.

  • Mausoleum is located.

  • No cameras are allowed beyond this bridge, so I'll leave you here to pay my respects.

  • After that visit to Okinawa, in it is time to head to my temple accommodation, temple lodgings, a simple accommodation facilities that offer visitors a glimpse of traditional temple life through eating Buddhist cuisine and practicing mindfulness through the various temple activities offered mhm Buddhist cuisine or show gin.

  • Dirty is vegetarian dishes eaten by monks.

  • Ingredients often include seasonal vegetables as well a seaweed mushroom and beings, which are prepared and cooked in a variety of ways to create delicious dishes that don't make one miss meat or seafood at all.

  • One of the dishes commonly found in show Genuity meals in Coach Hossam is a small square of smooth sesame tofu, which is usually made in house.

  • Staying overnight at the temple.

  • Lodging means having vegetarian Buddhist cuisine for dinner.

  • We've got some grilled tofu, vegetable tempura, hot pot and sesame tofu over here.

  • The Bahamas.

  • Mm mhm, says a meter of this show.

  • Good after dinner, it is time for a bath and an early night as I'll be joining the morning prayers the next day.

  • Day two way.

  • Start with morning prayers at our temple lodging, then continue our journey by descending the mountain and heading to Sakai in southern Osaka by train.

  • There will have lent to the tea shop, visit the forge and have dinner at a local restaurant to wrap up the trip.

  • Good morning.

  • It's almost six in the morning.

  • Prayers about to begin getting up early might be a challenge for some But joining this activity can create a time and space to practice a bit of mindfulness at the start of the day.

  • And after that great start of morning prayers and a simple breakfast, it is time to make our way down the mountain and go to the city of Sockeye in Osaka.

  • The city is renowned for being a major producer of Nice forged the traditional way, a swell as being the birthplace of San Nordic.

  • You, the founder of the way of T, practiced today.

  • My first stop in Sakai is a Wgt shop which has beena local T specialists since the mid 19th century, featuring centuries old material from the original shop which burned down during World War to save its original sign board, The current shop offers a cozy dining space infused with history and character.

  • Another highlight at stability scenario is it's savory meals made with T something which is not easily found and should not be missed.

  • And that's what I'm gonna have.

  • I'm here in Dubai Sisario, a local tea shop in Sakai where I'm gonna have lunch this'll rice porridge chance cooked with roasted green tea and the other dishes here also cooked with tea.

  • Mm Oh, wow.

  • This is pretty good.

  • It's nice and warm, and it tastes just like teeth.

  • Mm.

  • Soccer is one of the major knife making regions in Japan and has over 500 years of history.

  • Forging blades the traditional way and made in Sakai blades are highly regarded in Japan.

  • The art of forging blades and Sakai is a traditional cultural heritage, and each blade is handmade by artisans who have trained for years, along with kitchen knives.

  • Sakai's also a top producer of gardening tools like scissors and shears, each item and elegant work of art in itself.

  • Following lunch, I make my way to Sask E.

  • Smith, one of the local blacksmith forgers.

  • In Sakai.

  • The main focus is producing gardening blades like shears and scissors for bonsai and flower arrangement, but they also make kitchen eyes and smaller blades.

  • The tour of the forge allows visitors to see the process of making knives up close and learn more about the intricacies and techniques that go into forging these beautiful tools.

  • At the end of the tour, there is a short hands on session to use the knives and scissors forged at Sask besides me is the master craftsman, and he's currently making a sashimi knife and the level of detail and amount of skill that goes into making one.

  • It's simply incredible.

  • After that amazing experience to see a knife, artisan at work and doing a bit of knife shopping, it is time to wind down for the day.

  • I'm off to a cozy sake bar and sockeye for some drinks and food.

  • The place offers a nice selection of regional soccer, a swell as from the rest of the country and cooked to order small dishes that pair well with on.

  • That was our overnight trip, learning about Buddhist cuisine and knife making in Collieson and Osaka.

  • Thanks for joining me.

  • I hope this video has bean enjoyable and perhaps even inspire some ideas.

  • Should you decide to plan an overnight trip in Japan for more information about this trip, or to watch another video, click the links on the screen now or head over to japan guide dot com Your comprehensive up to date travelguide firsthand from Japan.

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long held traditions and traditional craft techniques make up an important part of Japanese heritage, and these can be seen in the festival's religious rights and even in regular everyday life, from cooking to forging blades.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/01/27
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