All posts tagged: Temple

Jojakkoji Temple -Kyoto

Cherry blossom season was already over when I visited Kyoto in the end of this April. If flowers are not available… may be something green? I took a train to the west part of Kyoto around Arashiyama, where many people expect for bamboo bushes. Avoiding […]

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New Year in Japan -2017 ver.

Around the New Year’s Day is a good time to visit Japan. Japanese people become most religious this time of the year. Many people go to shrines or temples to communicate with god/buddha: people thank for all the blessings of the past year and wish […]

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Leave Tokyo -The Beach, Roses and History-

Don’t leave Tokyo for Kyoto without visiting Kamakura. The Great Buddha is its icon.   A few minutes walk, at Hase Temple, also known as ‘temple of flowers’, hydrangeas were starting blooming. Not only flowers but lots of greens.       Another walk comes […]

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Gate to “miracle?”

Gate to “miracle?”

  Ryuko-ji, a temple that one Buddhist cleric was about to be guillotined by a Japanese style back in 1272. It is said that the cleric was saved by a strong sunlight which ran into the executioner’s eyes.

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