My photographic notes about the four seasons in Kamakura or the gardens of Zen
September 4, 2009
A sacred lotus flower in Engaku-ji temple
Because autumn is coming in Kamakura, this beautiful late-blooming flower of Buddha seemed to be a wonderful and surprising gift given upon departure of summer. I encountered this flower in the garden of Ryu-in-an (which means "the hut where a dragon hides") of Engaku-ji.