For good reasons the Tenkawa Shrine, outside Nara, Japan, is one of the the “Big Five” Benzaiten Shrines in Japan.  Benzaiten is the goddess of water, art, music, dance, literature, abundant wealth and good fortune.  She originates from the Hindu River Goddess Sarasvati and is present in both Buddhism and Shintoism as well.  As an added bonus to…

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