Ema – tangible prayers

Leiden’s Sieboldhuis Museum currently has an exhibition on Ema. Like the far larger “Cool Japan” exhibition, the Sieboldhuis exhibition is part of the Leiden-Asia-Year celebrations and activities.

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“Cool Japan”- in cold Leiden

I felt like freezing. Wrapped up in a winter coat, on top of several layers of clothing, I traveled to “Cool Japan”. Cool is warmer than cold and I did not have to travel halfway round the world.

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