Cuddling Jizo statues at Ohara Sanzen-in temple, Kyoto, Japan

BUDDHA~Cuddling Jizo statues at Ohara Sanzen-in temple, Kyoto, Japan

葵祭、祭、京都/Aoi-Matsuri Festival, Kyoto

Japan - Aoi Matsuri (Hollyhock Festival), May Kyoto.

ぽっくり

Geta, traditional Japanese shoes (elevated wooden sandals) worn with a kimono or yukata . in Japan

JAPAN

JAPAN Fujiwara Tamie She's showing what a noble woman would wear while traveling. She represents Fujiwara Tamie, the author of Izayo Nikki in the Fujiwara Tamie was played by the geiko Umeha from Kamishichiken.

京都の美しい風景

The maiko (apprentice geisha) Kyouka makes her way to the Tsurui tea house in the Gion district of Kyoto, Japan. I would love to go to the Gion district!

Japanese etiquette: A lady always covers her mouth when smiling or laughing. I was never taught this, but do it instinctively anyway - well, with laughing, that is.

Japanese etiquette: A lady always covers her mouth when smiling or laughing. I was never taught this, but do it instinctively anyway - well, with laughing, that is. November songs laughing Mamechiho by Onihide

Maiko at Gion Festival, Kyoto, Japan 祇園祭 京都

(Maiko at Gion Festival, Kyoto, Japan 祇園祭 京都)

祭、山王祭

Miko are women in the service of Shinto shrines (at the biennial Sanno Festival in Tokyo).The translation of Miko is "woman of god" (chosen by, or totally devoted to, the gods), but the closest meaning is "shrine maiden." Photo by tokyobling.

Jidai festival, Kyoto, Japan: photo by 92san

Bu geisha (lady warrior), Jidai festival, Kyoto, Japan: photo by

手まり

Kirikane decorated balls by Sayoko ERI まり香盒 人間国宝・江里佐代子 (A kirikane 截金 is a decorative technique used for Buddhist statues and paintings, using gold leaf, silver leaf, platinum leaf cut into lines, diamonds and triangles).

Bando Tamasaburo, Kabuki actor

fromthefloatingworld: Bando Tamasaburo by jumbokedama

Japanese Kimono

A photo of a junior maiko's obi knot.

Kimono, Japan

Kimono, Japan

Foxes (Kitsune) are a common subject of Japanese myth and folklore. Foxes are thought to be able to take human form. In myth, they sometimes possess humans or shapeshift. This is often for the purpose of seducing humans. There are several Japanese myths in which young men or women unknowingly marry a fox.Foxes are thought to be the messengers of the Gods. The marriage of foxes is considered a good omen.

Bride wearing a kitsune mask, Japan

Mamefuji in January 2016. Tiny cranes on top of the matsu! Wonderful kanzashi for a lovely lady.

January kanzashi: pines, cranes and winter chrysanthemums (matsu 松、tsuru 鶴、kiku 菊. Maiko Mamefuji, photo by Gaap on Photohito

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