Thursday, December 31, 2009

Hase-dera Temple - Kamakura - 1995

January 1995. There is a cave, which is supposed to be carved out by Kobe Daishi, which the visitor can walk through. The cave is dark and winding and is lit by candles. The cave features statues of the Goddess Benzaiten and 16 children carved out of the cave walls. Benzaiten is one of the 7 Gods and Goddess of fortune of Japan. Bensaiten is Goddess of Music, Fine Arts and Literature.


Kamakura Hase-dera Temple

2 comments:

Jupiter Family said...

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Tony Mariani said...

Happy New Years to you also!!!