Post Tagged with: "Adashino Nenbutsuji"

by / on November 14, 2017 at 6:49 PM / in Adashino Nenbutsu, Arashiyama, Autumn-Momiji, Gio-ji, Higashiyama-ku, Hokyo-in, Jojakko-ji temple, Kamigyō-ku, Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto WH, Matsuri-Festival, Nison-in, Nonomiya-jinja, Otagi Nenbutsu, Sakyō-ku, Seiryo-ji, Temples-Shrines, Tenryu-ji, Tenryū-ji

3 Days of Autumn Bliss, A Carefully Selected Travel Planner.

Three Days of Autumn Bliss in Kyoto! A few days ago, I posted my first travel guide book to Kindle and iBooks. I have carefully selected some of Kyoto’s most scenic autumn spots. This guide book will take you on a three day trip through the ancients streets of Kyoto. On day 1, we’ll walk along the Higashiyama range and downtown […]

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by / on March 26, 2012 at 10:18 PM / in Durama Doll, Interesting Facts

Durama Doll Lining the Path to Adashino Nenbutsuji in Kyoto!

The Daruma doll, also known as a Dharma doll, is a hollow, round, Japanese traditional doll modeled after Bodhidharma, the founder of the Zen sect of Buddhism. These dolls, though typically red and depicting a bearded man (Dharma), vary greatly in color and design depending on region and artist. Though considered an omocha, meaning toy, Daruma has a design that […]

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by / on June 21, 2011 at 9:59 AM / in Adashino Nenbutsu

Visiting the dews of Adashino!

Adashino Nenbutsuji Temple! This temple belongs to the Pure Land sect of Buddhism. Its precinct is filled with numerous stone monuments and stone images of Buddhist deities excavated around the temple. Adashino, this area, was a graveyard in old days. “Adashino-no-tsuyu (the dews of Adashino)” has been widely used in Waka poems and others as an expression symbolizing a sense […]

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