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Today’s Byodoin Temple / Lotuses

Aug. 27, 2016 In Japan, lotuses are often associated with Gokuraku Jodo (Pure Land of Amitabha). Today as I walked around Byodoin Temple, I found the relaxing lotus pond!

daimonji
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Today’s Hidari Daimonji

Aug. 16, 2016 Every year on August 16th, giant bonfires on mountains in Kyoto are lit calmly. One of the mountains is popularly known as “Hidari Daimonji.”

Asagiri Bridge
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Today’s Asagiri Bridge

Jul. 16, 2016 Asagiri Bridge is a vivid colored bridge over Uji River in Kyoto. Today the sun shines bright and the bridge is so beautiful. Walking on the bridge was fun!