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Posts tagged koyasan 高野山

Throwback Thursday

fudoin koyasan lantern path

Path lined with stone lanterns (石灯籠) @ Koyasan’s Fudoin

#石灯籠 #道 #koyasan #高野山 #不動院 #fudoin

Portal to another time and place

#koyasan #高野山 #不動院 #fudoin

摩尼宝塔

摩尼宝塔

#koyasan #koyasantemple #高野山 #摩尼宝塔

I did not know what Manihoto (摩尼宝塔) was when I took today’s photo more than five years ago. Doing a little research revealed this.

流水灌頂

Running water baptism

Today’s photo comes from the bridge (御廟橋) everyone must cross in order to reach Kobo Daishi’s mausoleum (弘法大師御廟) on Koyasan. I’ve never seen one of these before (or since), but my understanding is that this is set up for those who died in water accidents or who have some sort of water-related ailment. The pure water in the Tama River running past Kobo Daishi’s final resting place is supposed to bless them or their souls or something.

金剛峯寺

Kongobuji

30 seconds before taking this photo, I took the one above.

Largest rock garden in Japan

Protection via rock dragons

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