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Saiunji temple Buddha statue, Kawagoe

Saiunji temple Buddha statue, Kawagoe

Kodak TRI-X at EI 800, developed in HC-110 dilution B for 11 minutes, agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds Aperture: ƒ/1.7 Camera: PENTAX MZ-S Focal length: 50mm ISO: 800 Shutter …

 

Tsukubai at Naritasan at night

Tsukubai at Naritasan at night

Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 800, developed in HC-110 dilution B for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Camera: PENTAX MZ-S Focal length: 28mm ISO: …

 

Lots of Buddha statues

Lots of Buddha statues

One for each of the signs of the Chinese zodiac. Shot on Fuji Neopan Acros 100 at EI 100, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 7 …

 

Iwaidou: the hidden Kannon Hall of Temple 26

Iwaidou: the hidden Kannon Hall of Temple 26

The well known Chichibu 34 Kannon Temples Pilgrimage has one secret up its sleeve: between Temple 26 and Temple 27, hidden in the mountains, is …

 

The Buddhist monk and the businessman

The Buddhist monk and the businessman

In January, loads of businessmen visit the Naritasan Temple complex for the Goma Fire Ritual for luck and prosperity and the company spends no doubt …

 

Tsukubai at Naritasen Temple

Tsukubai at Naritasen Temple

Where you ritually wash your hands and rinse your mouth at the entrance of a Japanese temple or shrine. Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 800, …

 

Buddhist temple: Nio statue #2

Buddhist temple: Nio statue #2

See here for my trip report of my shukubo (taiyoji) at Taiyoji temple Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H …

 

Buddhist temple: Nio statue #1

Buddhist temple: Nio statue #1

See here for my trip report of my shukubo (taiyoji) at Taiyoji temple Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H …

 

Temple 32, Hosho-ji, Chichibu

Temple 32, Hosho-ji, Chichibu

One of the most impressive temples of the Chichibu 34 Kannon Temple Pilgrimage is Temple 32, Hosho-ji. The much photographed Kannon hall is located next …

 

Jizō statue

Jizō statue

Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Aperture: ƒ/4 Camera: PENTAX 645NII Focal length: …

 

Nameplate of Taiyo-ji temple

Nameplate of Taiyo-ji temple

Above the entrance to Taiyo-ji Temple in Chichibu. Shot on KODAK TRI-X film at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 …

 

Ojizō-sama statue at Taiyo-ji Temple

Ojizō-sama statue at Taiyo-ji Temple

Quite the cute one! At lovely Taiyo-ji temple. Shot on Kodak Portra 400 film. Please follow and like us:0 var addthis_config = { url: “http://monochrome.me.uk/blog/ojizo-sama-statue-taiyo-ji-temple/”, title: …

 

Telephone at Taiyo-ji Temple

Telephone at Taiyo-ji Temple

We were at Taiyo-ji temple for a great temple stay (shukubo) for the second time in a few years and I liked the symmetry of …

 

Copying the Heart Sutra at Taiyo-ji temple

Copying the Heart Sutra at Taiyo-ji temple

As part of a temple stay (shukubo) at Taiyo-ji temple, you get the chance to copy the Heart Sutra. Sutra copying, or shakyo in Japanese, …

 

Tranquillity at Taiyo-ji Temple

Tranquillity at Taiyo-ji Temple

Meditation comes easily when staying at this Buddhist temple. Shot on KODAK TRI-X at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H for 11 minutes. Agitation: 2 …

 

Kannon statue at the entrance of Taiyo-ji Temple

Kannon statue at the entrance of Taiyo-ji Temple

We visited Taiyo-ji temple for a second time for a temple stay (shukubo) after we first visited two years ago and again we had a …

 

Inside Taiyo-ji temple

Inside Taiyo-ji temple

We’ll be visiting Japan again this winter and we will certainly stay at Taiyo-ji temple again for another shukubo at the temple. We did this …

 

Stone marker on the way to Taiyo-ji Temple

Stone marker on the way to Taiyo-ji Temple

We’ll be visiting Japan again this winter and we will certainly stay at Taiyo-ji temple again for another shukubo at the temple. We did this …

 

Old pilgrimage route, Nara #2

Old pilgrimage route, Nara #2

Plenty of rock carvings of monks and Ojizō-sama along the Takisaka-no-michi, the old road to Nara from the beautiful Yagyū no sato area east of …

 

Monks at Narita-san

Monks at Narita-san

Shot on Kodak T-MAX 400 at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 8:30 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Camera: PENTAX 645NII ISO: 400 Please …

 

Ojizō-sama statues, Temple #19, Chichibu

Ojizō-sama statues, Temple #19, Chichibu

Ojizō-sama statues overlooking temple #19 of the Chichibu 34 Kannon Temples pilgrimage, see here. Shot on Fujichrome Velvia 50. Camera: PENTAX 645NII ISO: 50 Please follow and like us:0 …

 

Buddha statue in a lotus flower

Buddha statue in a lotus flower

In Kawagoe, at Saiunji temple. Shot on Fuji Acros 100 at EI 100, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 7 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 …

 

Entrance to Buddhist temple

Entrance to Buddhist temple

Ojizō-sama statues at the entrance of temple #12 (Butsudōsan Nosaka-ji Temple) of the Chichibu 34 Kannon Temples pilgrimage. Fujichrome Velvia RVP100F Camera: PENTAX 645NII ISO: 100 Please follow and …

 

Old pilgrimage route, Nara

Old pilgrimage route, Nara

Plenty of rock carvings of monks and Ojizō-sama along the Takisaka-no-michi, the old road to Nara from the beautiful Yagyū no sato area east of …

 

Red paper umbrella at a temple

Red paper umbrella at a temple

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Ojizō-sama: Chichibu

Ojizō-sama: Chichibu

At Temple #33 of the Chichibu 34 Kannon Temples pilgrimage. Fuji Neopan Acros 100 at EI 100, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 7 minutes. Agitation: …

 

Ojizō-sama: Onomichi

Ojizō-sama: Onomichi

At a temple in famous Onomichi town in the area of Hiroshima. Fuji Acros 100 at EI 100, developed in HC-110 dilution E for 7 minutes. …

 

Gate to Taiyoji Temple, Chichibu

Gate to Taiyoji Temple, Chichibu

From my excellent temple stay experience at Taiyoji Temple, close to Tokyo. KODAK tmax 400 at EI 1600, developed in HC-110 dilution b for 7:30 minutes. …

 

11/9 — 9/11

11/9 — 9/11

Always a day of reflection. Ilford HP5+ at EI 400, developed in HC-110 dilution H for10:00 minutes. Agitation: 2 inversions every 30 seconds. Camera: PENTAX 645NII ISO: 400 Please …

 

The old road to Nara

The old road to Nara

Plenty of rock carvings of monks and Ojizō-sama along the Takisaka-no-michi, the old road to Nara from the beautiful Yagyū no sato area east of …