Tag Archives: Buddha

[Photoblog] Butsuryuji Temple

This is a view  from the bottom of Butsuryuji Temple. Copyright(C) Miki   →Miki’s twitter← (English is OK)   This is JAPAN Style!

Jizo Statues Wearing Hamster Hats!?

Let me introduce a blog post from my favorite entertainment blog site first time in a long time. It is about jizo statues (ksitigarbha).   The blogger was taking a…

[Photoblog] Nail of the Buddha Statue

This is the left hand of the Buddha statue of Todaiji Temple.  Copyright(C) Miki   →Miki’s twitter← (English is OK)

[Photoblog] A Little Girl

Jizokai (annual Buddhist event for children held in summer) is held at one of the National Treasures of Japan,Gangoji Temple annually on August 23 and 24.The futoden lanterns which are…

[Photoblog] Tamonten of Todaiji Temple

You can visit the Colossal Hall of the Great Buddha at Todaiji Temple in the evening during the bon period (from 13 to 16 August) and on New Year’s Eve….

[Photoblog] Hydrangea and a Stone Buddha

This picture was taken at Gansenji Temple (Kyoto). Miki was surprised to see a large stone Buddha head outside of the temple.Copyright(C) Miki   →Miki’s twitter← (English is OK)

Japanese Anime Temple!? ; Ryoho-ji (Moe-dera)

Can you guess what this signboard is for? You may think that the signboard is for an anime festival or something, but it is not. This is for a Buddhist…

Sendai Daikannon, a White Large Statue Standing in Sendai City

It is a view of Sendai city in Miyagi Prefecture. Although it is the largest city in the Tohoku region (northeast Japan), there are a lot of greens; therefore, it…

World’s Tallest Bronze Statue in Ibaraki Prefecture

  Daibutsu literally means “a large statue of Buddha,” but no one would expect it to be this big!!!       This is “Ushiku Daibutsu” in Ushiku, [W:Ibaraki Prefecture]….

Umai-Butsu…Japanese Tasty Buddha!?

  First I would like you to see this photo. It may not be obvious, but these are statues of Buddha.     These are called Umai–Butsu: Tasty Buddha. But…

Various Designs are Available for Butsudan – Shrine for Home –

Home-sized-shrine-in-cabinet are often found in Japanese houses. We call them butsudan, and the owners use them to worship Buddha and the deceased in the families.