Saturday, March 25, 2006

Shinsho-ji, part 2

Here are a few assorted pictures from the Shinsho-ji temple in Narita.

A view of the stair railings leading up to the peace pagoda

Railings and the rain column at the Pagoda of Eternal Peace.


A statue of some kind, though I'm not sure exactly what it is.

Cat on an old stone lantern

There was this really friendly cat hanging around one of the stone lanterns on the temple grounds. He was so friendly that he would just lie there as people came up to him to pet him.

Cat on an old stone lantern

The same cat sniffing around the lantern.

Cat on an old stone lantern

There he goes!

Peace Pagoda

The Pagoda of Eternal Peace viewed from the garden below.

Buddha statue in alcove

A little Buddha statue in an alcove along the wall behind the main hall.

A wooden railing

A fence in the garden behind the temple grounds.

Pine tree at Shinshoji temple, Narita

A pine tree by the pond.

My helmet resting on a moss-covered rock

My helmet resting on a stone in the garden.

Sunlight cutting through the trees

The sunlight cuts through between the trees behind the waterfall.


At 2:21 AM, Anonymous Warren said...

Hey Blain. Nice photos. I particularly like the palace shot. Thanks for thinking of us back here in Canada!


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