Tag Archives: Shrines&Temples

[Photoblog] White Todai-ji Temple

Todaiji-temple.  Miki, the photographer found this amazingly beautiful view on the day…!There was winter storm alert in Nara for the first time in 24 years, and it seems it was…

[Photoblog] Statue and Daffodils at Hannya-ji Temple

Miki, the photographer felt like the statue is saying, “hmn, nice smell!!” lolTaken at Hannya-ji Temple. Copyright(C) Miki →Miki’s twitter← (English is OK)   This is JAPAN Style!

[Photoblog] Torioi Rituals of Ikoma Shrine

Torioi means driving off birds.  According to Miki, the photographer, it really looked like a bird being driven off in this event ^^This ritual started around 3 in the afternoon…

Highly Recommended by Local Residents! Gods in Ise to Make Your Dream Come True

Have you heard of Ise Grand Shrine of Mie Prefecture or visited before?  It is one of the most well-known, powerful grand shrines in Japan, and more importantly, it just finished a…

[Photoblog] Monk and Temple at Night♪

It was the first illumination at Muro-ji Temple this year.Everybody wants to see illumination, and of course, monks, too (^○^) Copyright(C) Miki →Miki’s twitter← (English is OK)   This is JAPAN Style!

[Photoblog] Beautiful Autumn Day at Shrine

Taken at Tanzan Shrine. Copyright(C) Miki →Miki’s twitter← (English is OK)   This is JAPAN Style!

[Photoblog] Taima-dera Temple in Autumn

It seems it was very windy when Miki, the photographer took this picture, which resulted in a little blurred object…But Miki, the photographer felt very lucky that she managed to…

[Photoblog] Purification Ceremony

Misogi purification ceremony to prepare for the main part of a festival.According to Miki, the photographer, all kids looked so interested.Taken is eve of autumn festival at Ikoma Grand Shrine. Copyright(C) Miki…

[Photoblog] Matsuri Festival at Ikaruga Shrine

According to Miki, the photographer, this little girl in pink yukata outfit was following this parade all the way from the gate (*´∀`*) Taken is Autumn Matsuri Festival at Ikaruga Shrine,…

[Photoblog] Lanterns and Lady

This lady probably found her own votive lantern?? ^^Taken during Manto-e light service at Todai-ji Temple. Copyright(C) Miki →Miki’s twitter← (English is OK)   This is JAPAN Style!

[Photoblog] Temple with Red Spider Lily

Central Nara has a few places famous for red spider lily, but this place is probably the best in its density. Taken at Seson-ji Temple. Copyright(C) Miki →Miki’s twitter← (English is OK)…