Nenju is the name of prayer beads that are used in Japanese Buddhism. Prayer beads were originated in India in B.C. and transmitted to Japan throughout China with Buddhism at the beginning of the 6th century. After prayer beads were introduced into Japan, different forms of nenju were born for every eight sects in Japan and nenju were spread from nobilities to people in general. Japanese Buddhists believe that for each person should have at least one nenju. Nenju is one of the most important items for the spiritual culture that including teachings of Zen in Japan.
About Yasuda Nenju Ten
Yasuda Nenju Ten has been making nenju (Japanese prayer beads) since 1683. We offer not only general customers but also official supplier of head temples our high quality nenju, which are sincerely hand made using traditional techniques. We support the culture of prayers around the world to preserve our tradition that built up in the past generations and create new ideas of prayer beads image.
Made in Kyoto
The ancient city of Kyoto has created many traditional crafts such as fabrics, dyed goods, potteries and incense as a center of traditional culture in Japan. Nenju is one of the famous traditional crafts of Kyoto and about 80% of nenju in Japan is made in Kyoto. The reason why nenju makers are gathered in Kyoto are because there are many head temples and Nishijin fabric industries that are making threads of nenju with the rest of fabrics, and bead processing factories with high techniques are gathered in the surrounding Kyoto.
We make excellent articles of Kyoto with long history and tradition.
Yasuda Nenju Ten , We are professional nenju makers since 1683. We have been making nenju for more than 330 years in the same place and also as an official supplier of head temples. The biggest feature of our products is to stick to high quality materials and skilled craftsmanship. We are pleased to able to support people who are alive carefully with their heart by our products.