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30 shrines and temples in Japan to get lucky charms for love

Lucky charms, known as omamori, can be found in both shrines and temples around in Japan, in the shape of small amulet in a small bag. The main aim is to protect you from bad luck and bring you good luck. Originally, paper written amulets were distributed to worshippers by temples and shrines wherever they live or whoever they are. To make it easy, the size of amulets became smaller and more attractive to carry around. Usually, the charm must be kept close in order to keep the power inside, but there are some exceptions. Here’s a list of lucky charms to enrich your love life.
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The Yakushi Sanzon-zo in Nara is a masterpiece you can’t miss.

Yakushisanzon temple was built in 680 under the order of Emperor Tenpu, who prayed for recovery for his sick wife.The temple enshrines statues of Bhaisaijyaguru, the main object of worship of the temple, and his two attendants, Suryaprabha and Candraprabha. All three of the statues are considered to be national treasures. We will introduce you to the charm of the temples you will want to visit when going to Nara.
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