04/08/2010

花祭り

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今日4月8日は花祭りお釈迦様の生誕日今ではあまり見かけなくなりマスコミも全くと言っていいほど取り上げませんが私の子供の頃は何処のお寺でも花祭りは行われていました。

今では西洋の風習ばかりがコマーシャルベースに乗せられ今ではとうとうエースターまでが昔からの習慣のようになって仏教国を席捲していますが私の

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子供の頃はせいぜいクリスマスがちょっと大人の間で飲むチャンスとしてありまあした。

この後ろに甘酒があるんです。これをお釈迦様の仏像にかけてあげて、甘い水を頂きます。

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この花祭りのお寺は当社のまん前ある「心城院」様のものです。

合掌

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06/17/2008

Message from the guest with sincere thanks

Cimg8688_5 Dear Kato-san and staff

I would like to sincerely thank you and the entire staff at Elite-inn for making my stay very comfortable. Though my stay of 4 years at Elite-inn was my home away from home, but in reality it had become my home. This was greatly due to you and your team's special care, hospitality and attention to detail which made my stay very Cimg8687_2 comfortable. You also took extra effort to guide me during my early setting months in Tokyo. This really helped me adjust very fast.

The staff at Elite-inn is very professional yet very friendly, disciplined yet very accommodative, and not to forget the cleanness of the surroundings at all times. The apartments are cozy yet very comfortable and with attention to all basic amenities taken care of with excellent usage of space management.  The convenient location of the complex makes it very easy to commute in tne around Tokyo.

Of course I can't say good-bye in any final sense as I look forward with great anticipation to stay at Elite-inn again. I personally take on the responsibility of being the unofficial promoter of Elite-inn serviced apartments in Singapore.

My wife and I thank you for making my stay comfortable and memorable. I feel privileged having met you and your family. We sincerely with Elite-inn greater success over the years and generations.

                                   Thank you and warm regards,

                                   Freddy Bavaadam (ex-tenant of Elite-inn Yushima Room 303

Dear Freddy-san

Thank you very much for your kind comment and we were so delighted to have a guest like you for long time. Even after you left Elite-inn we are very happy to have strong suporter of Elite-inn Yushima and Executive as an unofficial promoter of Elite-inn serviced apartments in Singapore.

We are looking forward to seeing you someday soon.

Wishing your work in Singapore is successful and prosperous.   

                                                         Many Thanks .                                       

                                                         From Kato and staff of Elite-inn

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04/17/2008

Tango

Tango no Sekku

Both Elite-inn Yushima & Executive the Helmet & Armour, Kintaro doll, Shoki-sama

are diplayed

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03/12/2008

Plum blossom in full bloom at Yushima Shrine

It is best time to view the plum blossom at Yushima Shrine.

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http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=pJXL3I8Hf24

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06/01/2006

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I went Ueno Zoo with our guest Claudia-san and her dauthter
Faye-chan( 2 years).
I can hardly go to the zoo without taking children so I was so happy to have such a wonderful company with me.
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First we visited Flamingo then giraffe, hippo which is Faye's favourite animal, and monkeys, white bear, elephants and etc.
It was so hot so the heat made them feel languid.
Some animals were in the shelters resting in the shade and some animals are bathing.
We were excited to see the elephant bathing which was the first time for us to see.
He was so playful and showed us his synchronized swimming by lifting his foot out of the
water ( it was so big like a log !) and his skilful long nose moved so freely.
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The heat also made us so tired. We took a rest and had lunch at outside cafeteria which is under the shade of the tree in the zoo.
I and Claudia-san enjoyed chatting after lunch while Faye was enjoying blowing bubbles.
We went back to the apartments around 2:00PMCimg4755 Cimg4754
It was a bit late for Faye to take a nap.
I was afraid our chatteing took little bit long.

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Sorry Faye and hoping you had a good sleep.

Your lovely smile always makes us so happy.

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05/30/2006

Health and Safety Service

Saving a life is as Easy as AED               

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AED (Automated External Defibrillation) has been provided at Elite-inn
Yushima & Executive.
This AED is attracted a great deal of attention as saving a life at the time of sudden cardiac arrest.
Every year this sudden cardiac arrest make many people put to death.
Many cases of these deaths could have been prevented if the automated external
defibrillator (AED) had been available for immediate use at the time of emergency.

Our staff learned how to use AED to ready for the immediate use at the time of emergency.
When we open the AED the voice announcement can be heard and giving the instruction what to do.
The instruction is very simple and understandable. Just follow the instruction which
will be announced.

This is a excellent device for sudden cardiac arrest and save a person from death but
we hope there is no chance to use it.

Please be aware of your health and hoping not this emergency event happens.

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05/26/2006

Yushima Tenjin(Shrine)Festival

The annual Yushima Tenjin(shrine) Festival will be held this weekend starting May 27 till May 28,Sunday.
On the first day of the festival Shinkousai parade (wearing traditional samurai costume)through the Yushima area and also the Jinja "Mikoshi" (which is belong to Yushima Shrine)join the parade and are carried in a parade of local people heading for the Yushima Shrine.
The second day 15 Mikoshis from each area of Yushima gather at Motomachi near the Juntendou Hospital and start at 12:30 from there heading the Yushima Shrine doing the parade through the Yushima neighborhood.
This parade which is the climax of the festival is called "Miyairi".
It is parade along the routes to visit "otabisho(resting place for the god)" eventually returning to the Yushima Shrine around 15:00.

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05/19/2006

The schedule of Sanja Festival

The schedule of Sanja Festival is as follows:
May 19, Friday
13:00 The Grand procession starts from Asakusa Kumiai Building.
It Parades through the Asakusa area about 1 hour.
14:00 The Grand procession arrive at Asakusa jinja Shirine.
14:20 Traditional Binzasara-mai is performed until around 15:30.
May 20 ,Saturday
12:30 More than one hundred Mikoshi from all area in Asakusa gathered at Sensou-ji temple.
Each Mikoshi will have a Shinto rite of purification at Sensou-ji Temple before starting
their parade along differet route through the Asakusa neighborhood carrying the Mikoshi.
May 21, Sunday
6:00 Three giant Mikoshi start out from the Asakusa-jinja shrine and parade through the Asakusa
neighborhood.This parade is the climax of the festival and is called "Miyadashi".
18:00 Three giant Mikoshi return to the Asakusa-jinja shirine.

Transportation
Get on a subway Ginza line at Uenohirokoji and get off at Asakusa sta.Asakusa is three stops from Uenohirokouji and terminal sta. of Ginza Line.

Sanja Festival is one of the biggest festival and very popular.

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05/18/2006

Sanja Festival in Asakusa

The annual Asakusa Sanja Festival will be held this weekend starting May 19 till May 21,Sunday.On the first day of the festival Grand procession parade throgh the Asakusa area and the traditional Binzasara-mai dance are performed.
On the Second day , more than a hundred portable shrines "Mikoshi" are carried in a parade of local people heading for the "Sensou-ji"temple and the "Asakusa-jinja"shrine.The people who carried in a parade of local people heading for the "Sensou-ji" temple and the "Asakusa-jinja "shrine. The people who carry the "Mikoshi" are called "ujiko" who are specially blessed by the god of the shrine.The god is enshrined in the "Mikoshi" during the festival and travels with the "Mikoshi" to observe his territory. On the third day three giant "Mikoshi" start out from the "Asakusa-jinja" shirine and parade through the Asakusa neighborhood.
This parade which is the climax of the festival is called the "Miyadashi".Each Mikoshi,which is carried by about seventy people, weighs about a 1000kg. The three giant "Mikoshi" are parade along different routes to visit "otabisho(resting place for the god)"eventually returning to the "Asakusa-jinja"shrine in the evening.

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05/15/2006

Serviced Apartments in Tokyo

Welcome to our blog! We manage Serviced Apartments Elite-inn Yushima & Executive.
At Elite-inn Yushima & Executive we strive for excellence in hospitality extending beyond the call of duty Guests are greeted when they arrive, and experience an
environment like a Home away from Home.

Please Visit our Home Page for more details.  URL: http://www.elite-inn.net

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