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Kyoto-Nara Dream Trips: Gion Matsuri in Kyoto 2014! &emdash; Yasaka Shrine During Gion Matsuri,2014, in Kyoto.
Kyoto-Nara Dream Trips: Gion Matsuri in Kyoto 2014! &emdash; Yasaka Shrine During Gion Matsuri,2014, in Kyoto.
Kyoto-Nara Dream Trips: Gion Matsuri in Kyoto 2014! &emdash; Gion Matsuri in Kyoto 2014: Ato-Matsuri (後祭)!
Kyoto-Nara Dream Trips: Sakura Nostalgia From Kyoto, 2014. &emdash; Sakura Nostalgia Kyoto: Arashiyama.
Kyoto-Nara Dream Trips: Tōji Temple: Guardian Bastion for Heian-kyō. &emdash; Tō-ji temple (東寺) Founded by Emperor Kammu in 796!
Kyoto-Nara Dream Trips: Byōdō-in (平等院): A World Heritage Site in Uji City, Kyoto. &emdash; Byōdō-in (平等院): A World heritage Site in Uji City, Kyoto.
Kyoto-Nara Dream Trips: Aoi Matsuri (葵祭) 2014 in Kyoto City! &emdash; Aoi Matsuri (葵祭) 2014 in Kyoto City!

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by / on September 1, 2014 at 8:58 pm / in Kamigyō-ku, Kyoto Temples-Shrines

Senbon Shaka-dō, The Oldest Buddhist Hall in Kyoto!

Senbon Shaka-dō: A few days ago I visited the Senbon Shaka-dō Temple or Daihōon-ji Temple (大報恩寺) in Kamigyo-ku ward of Kyoto. In my previous post the Reihōkan (霊宝殿) or treasure house was the focus. If you did not have a chance to take a look at the many artefacts and descriptions, you can do so by following this link: Buddhist […]Continue reading «Senbon Shaka-dō, The Oldest Buddhist Hall in Kyoto!»

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by / on August 28, 2014 at 2:57 pm / in Kamigyō-ku, Kyoto Temples-Shrines, Uncategorized

Buddhist Artefacts at the Senbon Shaka-dō in Kyoto.

Senbon Shaka-dō Temple: A few days ago, I visited the Senbon Shaka-dō Temple (千本釈迦堂) or Daihōon-ji Temple (大報恩寺) in Kamigyo-ku ward of Kyoto. The Senbon Shaka-dō Temple was founded in 1227 and the main hall is the oldest structure in Kyoto. Reihōkan Treasure House: The Reihōkan, of Senbon Shaka-dō, is one of Kyoto’s finest treasure halls. Inside the Reihōkan treasure house […]Continue reading «Buddhist Artefacts at the Senbon Shaka-dō in Kyoto.»

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by / on August 23, 2014 at 3:41 pm / in Gion Matsuri, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto Temples-Shrines, Matsuri-Festival

“Hare of Inaba and Ōkuninushi” at Yasaka Shrine!

Ōkuni Shrine: While visiting Yasaka shrine during Yoi-Yoiyama of Gion Matsuri, I came across this sub-shrine, the Ōkuni Shrine (大國主社). You’ll find it on your left as you approach the main area of Yasaka shrine, right across from where you buy lucky charms. You can’t miss it as there is a large statue of Ōkuninushi and the White Hare of […]Continue reading « “Hare of Inaba and Ōkuninushi” at Yasaka Shrine!»

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