hokkyokukou:

Enkoji (圓光寺, Enkōji) is a temple of the Rinzai Zen Sect, situated in northern Kyoto close to the Shugakuin Imperial Villa. It is famous for its autumn colors which are usually best in late November. Enkoji was founded in 1601 by Tokugawa Ieyasu, the shogun who brought about the Edo Period (1603-1867). The temple also served as a school that was open to the common public. Enkoji’s principal object of worship is a statue of the thousand-armed Kannon Bodhisattva.

hokkyokukou:

Enkoji (圓光寺, Enkōji) is a temple of the Rinzai Zen Sect, situated in northern Kyoto close to the Shugakuin Imperial Villa. It is famous for its autumn colors which are usually best in late November. Enkoji was founded in 1601 by Tokugawa Ieyasu, the shogun who brought about the Edo Period (1603-1867). The temple also served as a school that was open to the common public. Enkoji’s principal object of worship is a statue of the thousand-armed Kannon Bodhisattva.

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darksilenceinsuburbia:

The Gods of Japan

Illustrations by Kureha Rokuro ( 呉羽麓郎 ) for The Gods of Japan (Nihon no Kamisama, 日本の神さま), published 1943. 

(Source: d.hatena.ne.jp)

(Source: d.hatena.ne.jp)

sickpage:

Akira Asakuradelta park, 2011

sickpage:

Akira Asakura
delta park, 2011

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sushineinabag:

Utagawa Hiroshige I, Japanese, 1797-1858 “Kinryuzan Temple, Akasuka.” Woodblock print from the series “One Hundred Famous Views of Edo”

sushineinabag:

Utagawa Hiroshige I, Japanese, 1797-1858
“Kinryuzan Temple, Akasuka.” Woodblock print from the series “One Hundred Famous Views of Edo”

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