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Posts tagged buddhist

Tochoji

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Tochoji’s Buddharupas (Fukuoka, Japan)

The sign at my feet as I took today’s photo said, in English, “Do Not Enter. Buddhists Only.”, as if the ability to read English automatically makes a person not a Buddhist.

Toshogu five-story pagoda

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Nikkō Tōshō-gū pagoda (May 2010)

The original five-story pagoda was donated by a daimyo in 1650, but it was burned down during a fire and was rebuilt in 1818. Each story represents an element: earth, water, fire, wind, and the void.

Two different Tengus

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Karasu Tengu and Yamabushi Tengu (天狗)

Today’s photo is from Mt. Takao, not far from Tokyo and was taken 11 years ago yesterday.

Daishoin on Miyajima

Daishoin on Miyajima (June 2013)

宸殿の北庭

仁和寺

Miyajima bonsho

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