Japanese Temples

Being an Indian and also from the state of Kerala, it has clicked in my thoughts many times the similarity between the Japanese temple architecture and that of Kerala. It looks almost same to me. How this similarity came? Japan and Kerala in India are…

Japanese Names

A Japanese name will have of a family name or surname, and a given name. 99.9% names will be written in Kanji, and bear clear meaning. The most common name I have heard till now is Suzuki. Other popular surnames in Japan include Sato (佐藤),…

日本 Nihon

I have always been fascinated about Japan and its people. While in India, I surprised, how Japanese people made and now maintaining such a wonderful culture and attitude towards life. I heard Japanese people are the most intelligent human race in the world. After coming…

Initial days in Japan

I just started living in Japan, almost three months now after I landed at Narita Airport. When I moved to Immigration check at Narita Airport, the Japanese Immigration officer told me “Namaste”. I was surprised a Japanese remember and use an Indian salutation word. After…