0 Likes

Koyasan Buddhist cemetery, Japan
Japan
Over 200000 monks have been laid to rest in this forest including the one who is credited with bringing Buddhism to Japan over 1000 years ago.
Copyright: John Nayler
Type: Cylindrical
Resolution: 4096x1916
送信日: 10/08/2013
更新日: 10/04/2014
見られた回数:

...


Tags: koya san; koyasan
comments powered by Disqus

John Nayler
Rengejoin Temple street frontage, Koyasan
John Nayler
Rengejoin Temple entrance path, Koyasan
John Nayler
Koya-san Buddhist Monk cemetery
John Nayler
Koya-san cable car railway with crazy tilted carriage
H. Adi Saputra
Koyasan Candle Festival - UNESCO World Heritage
Y.Kurikoma
Nyutuhime-jinja
Y.Kurikoma
Sinden-no-taki
Y.Kurikoma
Misato Observatory
Y.Kurikoma
笹の滝
heiwa4126
Kyoto University Research Reactor
bibouroku tabito
The ruins of the Takatori castle (Takatori town, Nara-Prefecture)
Seungsang Yoo(유승상)
Isibutai
Matt Nolan
CRREL Permafrost Tunnel 5m into winze
dieter kik
Neige sur la tete de Laennec devant la Mairie de Quimper
Michael Pop
Inside the Bolii Cave near Petrosani
C360.NL - Henri Smeets
Dam Square, Amsterdam at Christmas time.
Christoph Lueken
The Morning Alms
Nimenenea
Tirgu-Mures Christmas tree
Toni Garbasso
Pima Air Museum, Convair B 36j Peacemaker
Alexey Yuzhakov
Semyenkovo. Zhukova house. Stove
Leif Nygaard Eilertsen
Dragoer Sea Bath December 20091220v1c
dieter kik
Noel Quimper pont ste Catherine
Toni Garbasso
Finger Rock Trail Catalina Mountains
Jevgenijs Nikitins
Livani Glass factory
John Nayler
Stoney Creek swimming hole, Woodford, Queensland
John Nayler
Speech night for the boys
John Nayler
Cronulla Beach House by Midon Constructions
John Nayler
Pavilions 10, Hamilton Island - Main bedroom
John Nayler
QUT Bookstore, P Block, Queensland University of Technology
John Nayler
Beach at Can Sanc, Cataluna, Spain
John Nayler
Auditorium, P Block, Queensland University of Technology
John Nayler
Toni's climbing mountain
John Nayler
Gruyeres Castle Outlook, Switzerland
John Nayler
Whisper Bay Unit 13 ensuite
John Nayler
Scheveningen beach broad walk
John Nayler
Waterhole, Girraween National Park, Queensland
More About Japan

The eight islands of Japan sprang into existence through Divine Intervention.The first two gods who came into existence were Izanagi no Mikoto and Izanami no Mikoto, the Exalted Male and Exalted Female. It was their job to make the land for people to live on.They went to the bridge between heaven and earth and, using a jewel-encrusted halberd, Izanagi and Izanami churned up the sea into a frothy foam. As salty drips of water fell from the tip of the halberd the first island was formed. Its name was Onogoro.So far, so good. But when Izanagi and Izanami first met on their island, Izanami spoke to Isanagi without being spoken to first. Since she was the female, and this was improper, their first union created badly-formed offspring who were sent off into the sea in boats.The next time they met, Izanagi was sure to speak first, ensuring the proper rules were followed, and this time they produced eight children, which became the islands of Japan.I'm sure you did not fail to miss the significance of this myth for the establishment of Japanese formal society.At present, Japan is the financial capital of Asia. It has the second largest economy in the world and the largest metropolitan area (Tokyo.)Technically there are three thousand islands making up the Japanese archipelago. Izanagi and Izanami must have been busy little devils with their jewelled halberd...Japan's culture is highly technical and organized. Everything sparkles and swooshes on silent, miniaturized mechanisms.They're a world leader in robotics, and the Japanese have the longest life-expectancy on earth.Text by Steve Smith.