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  1. Todaiji

    Todaiji

    Todaiji Temple in Nara
  2. Todaiji

    Todaiji

    Todaiji Temple in Nara
  3. Todaiji

    Todaiji

    Todaiji Temple in Nara
  4. Todaiji

    Todaiji

    Todaiji Temple in Nara
  5. Nigatsu-dō

    Nigatsu-dō

    Nigatsudō in Nara
  6. Nigatsu-dō

    Nigatsu-dō

    Nigatsudō in Nara
  7. Nara

    Nara

    The path to Nigatsu-dō (二月堂) close to Todaiji, Nara.
  8. Todaiji Temple

    Todaiji Temple

    Todaiji Temple in Nara
  9. Todaiji Temple

    Todaiji Temple

    Todaiji Temple in Nara
  10. Todaiji Temple

    Todaiji Temple

    Todaiji Temple in Nara
  11. Nandaimon

    Nandaimon

    Nandaimon at Todaiji in Nara
  12. Deer at Todaiji

    Deer at Todaiji

    Dear in front of Nandaimon at Todaiji Temple.
  13. jockeii

    Creative ideas for minimal/budget-friendly wedding in Japan

    Hello everyone, My fiancée and I are currently considering getting married in Japan. She lives in the Philippines, and I live in Canada. Most specifically, we are targeting (ideally) Kansai region. Kyoto is the closest to our hearts, but we are very much open to Nara and Osaka as well, or...
  14. OoTmaster

    Japanese Trip in April

    Posted here asking for recommendations for cheap hotels a little more than a year ago and never updated everyone on how that turned out. That was because at the time I did not end up going to Japan. I started putting money into other things about that time. Next month though I will be going to...
  15. Kegon School

    Religion Kegon School

    The Kegon School of Buddhism (華厳宗 Kegon-shū) flourished in the early centuries of Japanese Buddhist history and was one of the largest of the Six Sects of Nara (南都六宗 Nanto Rokushū). It is based on the Huayan or Flower Garland school of Buddhism and was introduced in Japan by the Chinese monk...
  16. Todaiji Temple

    Todaiji Temple

    Deer, regarded as messengers of the gods in the Shinto, roam freely around the temples in Nara.
  17. Todaiji Temple

    Todaiji Temple

    Deer in front of Nandaimon, the Great Southern Gate, a National Treasure (13th century CE)
  18. Todaiji Temple

    Todaiji Temple

    Chūmon (中門), the Inner Gate leading to the Daibutsuden
  19. Todaiji Temple

    Todaiji Temple

    Daibutsuden, as seen from Chūmon.
  20. Todaiji Temple

    Todaiji Temple

    Gilded Amidha Buddha Statue in the Main Hall
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