Godaido Temple is a 400 year old buddhist worship hall on a small island in Matsushima Bay, Japan. To get to the island from the mainland, you cross a red wooden bridge called Sukashi-bashi (“see through bridge”) because you can see the ocean through the large gaps in the floor.
There is a misconception that Buddhism is a religion, and that you worship Buddha. Buddhism is a practice, like yoga. You can be a Christian and practise Buddhism. I met a Catholic priest who lives in a Buddhist monastery in France. He told me that Buddhi