Saturday, July 5, 2008

day 187 - koyasan

Would Buddha Drive a Subaru Sports?

Kobo Daishi's Dogs.
In Japanese folklore, Kobo Daishi was awoken from his meditative trance by a hunter and two dogs staring at him. The hunter was really a god. Kobo Daishi followed the divine messengers (the dogs) to the secluded plateau where he built the first temple  1500 years ago.

Kongobunjo Pagoda.

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