0 Likes

Hoshaku-ji temple
Japan

with full bloomed cherry blossoms

Copyright: Hiroky ogawa
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 15100x7550
Uploaded: 18/04/2011
Actualizat: 25/08/2014
Vizualizari:

...


Tags: temple; sakura
comments powered by Disqus

Hiroky OGAWA
Obata, old bourg along OGAWA-ZEKI river chosen 100 Japanese great water
Hiroky OGAWA
Enmyoin temple
Hiroky OGAWA
night view of illuminated Tomioka Silk Mill
Hiroky OGAWA
Joshu-ichinomiya station
Hiroky OGAWA
Auditorium in Prefectural Community Learning Center
Hiroky OGAWA
Honored guest room in Prefectural Community Learning Center
Hiroky OGAWA
Hie jinja shrine
Hiroky OGAWA
20100411henshojidainichido
Hiroky OGAWA
Sendaira station, Joshin dentestu railway
Hiroky OGAWA
Shimonita-welsh-onion
Hiroky OGAWA
Cherry blossoms in winter of Sakurayama-koen park
Hiroky OGAWA
night view of Sakurayama-koen park
Jeffrey Martin
Frantisek at Millennium Park - Chicago Streets 15
jacky cheng
Shangqiu City Sculpture By The Word
NT360 Sanal Tur
Eyup Sultan Mosque
Antonio Carlos Correia
Carneiros Beach
Adam Shomsky
Comerica Park left field
Clemens Scharmann
Norderney Conversationshaus Bar
Sutthipong Senathee
Wat Sri Rong Muang
H. Adi Saputra
Sandanbeki Wakayama
Martin Hertel
Hand Tram
Adam Shomsky
Riley skatepark
Martin Hertel
Ochsenkopf Sommer
Martin Hertel
Oxenkopf Outdoor Park
Hiroky OGAWA
remains of stone quarry Oya
Hiroky OGAWA
cherry blossoms on Sunaigo jinja shrine
Hiroky OGAWA
illuminated Gunma Kodomo-no-kuni park (2009)
Hiroky OGAWA
Zenoji-dera temple
Hiroky OGAWA
Zenrin-ji temple with full bloomed cherry blossoms
Hiroky OGAWA
ruin of Shimotsuke Yakushiji temple
Hiroky OGAWA
Soja-jinja shrine
Hiroky OGAWA
Gunma Prefectural government illuminated with blue
Hiroky OGAWA
Shirahata Hachiman Jinja shrine
Hiroky OGAWA
Illuminated Takasaki Station
Hiroky OGAWA
Full-bloomed cherry blossoms of Ozawa junior high school mark.
Hiroky OGAWA
Kitakaruizawa station (east)
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.