Tuesday, June 23, 2009

koshin shrine, gion

can you tell i was completely smitten with this koshin shrine, which is dedicated to the deity koshin who has the 3 monkeys as his messengers [remember them, the hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil guys?] they feature prominently here. so colorful and full of delight. the chains of hanging fabric emas have prayers and wishes written on them.

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