August 16, 2017
Nanzoin Temple

Nanzoin Temple and the Largest Reclining Buddha Statue in the World

Nanzoin Temple Nanzoin Temple in Sasaguri, Fukuoka Prefecture is home to the largest reclining Buddha statue, or Daibutsu, in the world. It is made of bronze […]
August 11, 2017
Shitennoji Temple

Sennichi Mairi & Urabon-e Manto Kuyo in Osaka

Shitennoji Temple Sennichi Mairi Sennichi Mairi, or the thousand day visit, is an event that takes place at Shitennoji Temple in Osaka on on August 9th […]
August 7, 2017

The Great Buddha of Kamakura

The Great Buddha of Kamakura The Great Buddha of Kamakura was the only Daibutsu in Japan that I had yet to visit. It is a giant […]
August 5, 2017
Ushiku Daibutsu from below

Ushiku Daibutsu

Ushiku Daibutsu Today we visited the Ushiku Daibutsu (Giant Buddha statue) in Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. It is the tallest bronze statue in the world at […]