Taking a bit of a break from Kamakura in Kana to post some photos of the snowstorm from Monday, January 22. It only snows a few times a year here — sometimes only once or twice, so to get this much snow was pretty exciting, especially for this Canuck. While I didn't manage to make … Continue reading Hase in the Snow
Terrifying, no? This is Nio-sama. At the entrance to many temples, you'll find Nio-sama in the first gate, one on the right and one on the left. Their job is to guard the temple from evil people and things. This Nio-sama keeps watch at Myohon-ji.