Genko-an Temple - Kyoto,Japan | Summer/Fall/Winter

Genko-an Temple (Kyoto,JAPAN) Summer/Fall/Winter This is great, I've always wanted to do a picture series of the seasons outside a single window.

Kumano Kodo, Wakayama, Japan

Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range, Japan 熊野古道 2 women dressed in traveling junihitoe.

Sea bream matsuri (festival) in Aichi, Japan 豊漁祈願鯛まつり、愛知県

Sea bream matsuri (festival) in Aichi Pref, Japan. ☆祭り-Matsuri, literally meaning 'to worship', every festivals in Japan are related to god in one way or another: gratitude & a prayer for the good haul of sea breams in this case.

<白無垢> 花嫁だけに許された白一色の晴着。写真の着物は相良刺繍をほどこし、完成まで500日かけた最高級の1枚。 Photo:Martin Holtkamp【GINZA編集長 中島敏子】 http://lexus.jp/cp/10editors/contents/ginza/index.html ※掲載写真の権利及び管理責任は各編集部にあります。LEXUS pinterestに投稿されたコメントは、LEXUSの基準により取り下げる場合があります。

The Japanese have a Shinto wedding ceremony. Notice the ' horn hider' head cover?

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Japanese archery, Kyudo, is a beautiful art that brings back The ancient skill of the Samurai caste. Practitioners focus more on the synergy between bow and arrow and archer as opposed to the actual result, similar to meditation.

画像は、伏見稲荷の神符であり、稲荷の一般的な神符となる / Ofuda (talisman) of Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine in Kyoto showing foxes, snakes, and wish-granting jewels, and dedicated to the rice kami Uganomitama no Kami.

Ofuda (talisman) of Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine in Kyoto showing foxes, snakes, and wish-granting jewels, and dedicated to the rice kami Uganomitama no Kami.

If we go to the rodeo with these,we might cause a stamped..... Friend yo loco?

Ritualized dance of white egrets (begun 500 years ago) performed in front of Japanese temple in Asakusa, Japan, December 2012

#伊勢神宮 #神宮 #心のふるさと #内宮 #大祓 #雨儀 #ISEJINGU #JINGU #SOUL_of_JAPAN #Shinto #Naiku #Oharai isejingu.official

#伊勢神宮 #神宮 #心のふるさと #内宮 #大祓 #雨儀 #ISEJINGU #JINGU #SOUL_of_JAPAN #Shinto #Naiku #Oharai isejingu.official

まるで日本昔話のよう。京都・美山かやぶきの里へ【カヒミ カリィの Wherever I go】

まるで日本昔話のよう。京都・美山かやぶきの里へ【カヒミ カリィの Wherever I go】

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