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The Great Buddha of Kamakura in Kanagawa, Japan. {I lived a short train ride from to Great Buddha; it's huge} If you come to Tokyo, you can go there for 1 hour by train. Kamakura area has a lot of places to see. Kamakura, Statues, Kyoto, Places To Travel, Places To See, Travel Destinations, Places Around The World, Around The Worlds, Kanagawa Prefecture

50 of the Most Important Landmarks of the World

Here are 50 landmarks for you to recognize. Are you ready for a trip around the world?

 Together with Agyo [overt violence], the Kongōrikishi (金剛力士) or Niō (仁王) are two wrath-filled and muscular guardians of the Buddha, standing today at the entrance of many Buddhist temples all across Asia. Art Sculpture, Sculptures, Japanese Buddhism, Art Asiatique, Art Japonais, Buddhist Art, Japan Art, Ancient Civilizations, Religious Art

Nio Protectors of Japan - Japanese Buddhism Photo Dictionary

Nio Protectors (Skt. Vajrapani), Stand Guard Outside Temple Gate. Japanese Buddhist Deities Agyo & Ungyo.

蓮華王院三十三間堂仁王像 左尊 那羅延堅固王像 Buddha Kunst, Buddha Art, Japanese Buddhism, Japanese Art, Asian Sculptures, Oriental, Buddha Sculpture, Korean Art, Human Art

仏像紹介BOT on Twitter

“蓮華王院三十三間堂仁王像:左尊に那羅延堅固王像(1)、右尊に密迹金剛力士像(2)を配す。ヒンドゥー教のビシュヌ神をルーツとし、一対となって「仁王」と呼ばれる。”

Kannon Bodhisattva (Bosatsu) - Goddess of Mercy, One Who Hears Prayers of the World, Japanese Buddhism Art History Japanese Buddhism, Japanese Art, Japanese Style, Buddha Buddhism, Buddhist Art, Art Asiatique, Art Japonais, Guanyin, Religious Art

文化ブログ 凄い大阪2 『葛井寺(藤井寺)・十一面千手観音像』

阿部和璧(あべかへき)が世の中の良いもの、凄いものを紹介する。

Ushiku Daibutsu, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan - very new statue, but only about an hour out of Tokyo. Places To Travel, Places To See, Japon Tokyo, Amitabha Buddha, All About Japan, Ibaraki, Go To Japan, Buddhist Temple, Japanese Culture

36 Views of the Ushiku Daibutsu • Meanwhile in Japan

I first saw the Ushiku Daibutsu in the quirky movie, Shimotsuma Monogatari (Japanese: 下妻物語), which is called Kamikaze Girls in English. You can see the Daibutsu in the hilarious first ten minutes of the movie. It’s in Ibaraki Prefecture, where I used to work, a place I thought was the about the most God-awful area […]

Been there - Buddha - Nara, Japan Buddhist Temple, Buddhist Art, Nara, Statues, Louis Aragon, Culture Art, Little Buddha, Nihon, Chill

Untitled

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Daibutsu (Great Buddha statue) in Tōdai-ji Temple, Nara, Japan (April Nara, Todai-ji Temple, Buddha Buddhism, Buddhist Art, Japanese Temple, Famous Castles, Nihon, Travel Memories, Japanese Culture

15m tall Great Buddha, almost same as the height of Gundam

Todai-ji Temple, Nara, Japan Tōdai-ji is a Buddhist temple complex located in the city of Nara. Its Great Buddha Hall is the world's largest wooden building, which houses the world's largest bronze Buddha statue. The temple is a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Japanese National Treasure ~ Statues of the 5 Great Bodhisattvas - Kongogo Bosatsu 金剛業菩薩座像(東寺) Buddha Figures, Amitabha Buddha, Religion, Buddha Zen, Buddhist Philosophy, Buddhist Art, Tibetan Buddhism, Gods And Goddesses, Asian Art

金剛業菩薩(東寺)

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Looks like Shiva. From Daiitoku Myō-ō from Tō-ji (東寺) aka East Temple, a Buddhist temple of the Shingon sect in Kyoto; (via manjidera) Japanese Warrior, Gautama Buddha, Buddhist Art, Buddhist Temple, Hindu Art, Japan Art, Gods And Goddesses, Religious Art, Japanese Culture

Zen 101

Are mantras not always needed for meditation? I find it way easier to meditate with a mantra but im learning more and more that seems to not be the only way of doing it Hello! The short answer is no,...

Amitabha Buddha of Joruriji temple, Kyoto Amitabha Buddha, Gautama Buddha, Buddha Buddhism, Buddhist Temple, Buddhist Art, Nara, Sacred Art, Gods And Goddesses, Our Lady

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浄瑠璃寺 の国宝九体阿弥陀如来像末法の世を恐れて、この世での幸福を諦め、あの世での幸福を願った人々が、京都を中心に競って建立された、九体阿弥陀堂この浄瑠璃寺が…

Jade Buddha Temple | The Jade Buddha Temple (玉佛禅寺) is a Buddhist temple in Shanghai, China. As with many modern Chinese Buddhist temples, the current temple draws from both the Pure Land and Chan traditions of Mahayana Buddhism. It was founded in 1882 with two jade Buddha statues imported to Shanghai from Burma. Buddhist Symbols, Buddhist Art, Jade Buddha Statue, Buddha Statues, Asian Tapestries, Chinese Buddha, Mahayana Buddhism, Buddha Decor, Buddha Temple

Jade Buddha Temple

The Jade Buddha Temple (玉佛禅寺) is a Buddhist temple in Shanghai, China. As with many modern Chinese Buddhist temples, the current temple draws from both the Pure Land and Chan traditions of Mahayana Buddhism. It was founded in 1882 with two jade Buddha statues imported to Shanghai from Burma.

Ushiku Daibutsu in Ibaraki, Japan. One of the tallest statues in the world! Giant People, Meditation Exercises, Ibaraki, Buddha Zen, Buddha Statues, Heaven And Hell, Nihon, Japanese Art, Buddhism

茨城下妻牛久大仏 Ibaraki Shimotsuma Ushiku Daibutsu Japan

The Great Kushiku Buddha Completed in 1993, it stands a total of 120 meters (394 feet) tall.