Here is a shot from a secret temple near my house.
The foliage was pretty good this year in Kyoto. Here is a highlight.
A few weeks ago, I hiked up to Kuuya-no-Taki (Kuuya Falls), above the village of Kiyotaki, in the hills west of Kyoto City with my wife and a friend. First, we swam in the lovely Kiyotaki-gawa. Then, we walked through the village and up to the falls. The falls have a magical air about them, […]
It’s taken me a long time to post this entry. In early November, my local temple, Shinyo-do, held a festival in which the mikoshi (portable shrine) from the local shrine, Hiyoshi-jinja, was marched up the hill and presented to the temple. The shrine is the symbolic protector of the temple. This event is a perfect […]