June 25, 2009

In Meigetsu-in Temple

Ajisai(hydrangea) flowers.

A Kanoko-Ga (white-spotted moth) and Ajisai flowers.

A circular window of the Hojyo (the main hall of the temple.)
The form of a circle (Enso) symbolizes the spiritual completeness or spiritual enlightenment ("Satori" ) of Zen Buddhism.

A flower container hung on the gate of Houjyou.
These flowers symbolize a present season of nature according to the aesthetic of the Japanese ceremony of tea.

White iris flowers in the garden.


YIPPEE said...

Nice Place, I love Japan. Are you the one whome took a picture? If you so, i would like like to say i love all those picture. They are very nice
and lovely.

Kunihiko said...

I thank you very much for your warm compliment to my photos.

When I go for a walk, I always carry my camera to capture beautiful scenes which I may encounter by chance.