Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Think of walking towards a large red gate. You see many people and you see Japanese writing all around you. Your lessons have come in handy. You're ready to experience one of the most famous shrines in Japan. As you pass through the gate, your anticipation grows. You walk onward. And you walk onward. And you walk onward. You begin to realize it's going to be much farther to the Japanese shrine than you originally expected. It's much bigger than you thought. But you eventually achieve your goal. The ancient Japanese structure is all you expected and more. You say to your companion in Japanese, "I hope we find the monkeys." Your companion is confused because he has not studied the Japanese lessons the way you have. "You remember the three monkeys," you tell him in Japanese, "The ones who cover their eyes, mouths, and ears to avoid seeing, saying, or hearing evil." "Oh, those monkeys," he replies in Japanese, "I remember them. Are they here?" "They are, and so much more. Didn't you know that this is the place the monkeys were originally carved, over four-hundred years ago? You should join me in my Japanese lessons with JapanesePod101.com more often."
Learning Japanese with JapanesePod101.com is the most fun and effective way to learn Japanese! This Japanese Audio Blog lesson recounts the wonders of a very special shrine in Japan. You'll find the original carvings of one of the most famous iconographic images in the world. You'll be surprised how well you know the image, but surprised at the location of the original. Check out JapanesePod101.com where you will find many more fantastic Japanese lessons and learning resources! Leave us a message while you are there!