Buddhism

Yamadera

2016-12-27T11:36:12+00:00

Yamadera (山寺), meaning Mountain Temple, is a small town well known for its beautiful, scenic Ryūshaku-ji (立石寺) temple. The town is [...]

Yamadera2016-12-27T11:36:12+00:00

Goddess of Kannon

2018-08-08T10:17:50+00:00

The Goddess of Kannon (仙台大観音) is a spectacularly huge statue of Kannon, the Deity of Mercy, near Sendai in Tohoku. It is over 100 meters [...]

Goddess of Kannon2018-08-08T10:17:50+00:00

Sanjusangendo Temple

2018-07-09T12:40:35+00:00

Sanjusangendo Temple (三十三間堂) is a completely breathtaking temple containing one thousand life-size, golden Kannon statues. This place really has to [...]

Sanjusangendo Temple2018-07-09T12:40:35+00:00

Toji Temple

2018-07-18T19:46:32+00:00

Toji Temple (東寺) is one of the two 'guardian temples' that was built when Japan's capital was moved from Nara to Kyoto. Toji [...]

Toji Temple2018-07-18T19:46:32+00:00

Ryoanji Temple

2018-07-18T19:51:19+00:00

Ryoanji Temple (龍安寺), meaning The Temple of the Dragon at Peace, is a World Heritage listed "dry landscape" garden and temple. It [...]

Ryoanji Temple2018-07-18T19:51:19+00:00