Fragrance of chrysanthemums

Fragrance of chrysanthemums

in Nara there are so many

old Buddha statues

(菊の香や奈良には古き仏たち)

Matsuo Basho (松尾芭蕉).

Golden Buddha. Saidai-ji. Photo © @KyotoDailyPhoto [Hands in salutation (Jo-in)]

Saidai-ji is home to the Shingon-risshu, a small sect founded by Eison (叡尊 1201-90). #Nara #阿弥陀如来

With thanks to @KyotoDailyPhoto



Categories: Art, Buddhism, History

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