Created 16-Mar-13
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This is the commemoration of the Buddha’s death on February 14th. (the lunar calendar) Some Buddhism temples display the large scrolls, called “Nehan-zu” depicting the Buddha’s passing into Nirvana.
Featured here are the Tofuku-ji Temple (東福寺) this temple’s scroll was painted by the famous Mincho in the Muromachi era. Sweet amazake is also served and the Sennyu-ji Temple (泉涌寺) the Nehan-zu of this temple (16m 18m) is the biggest scroll in Japan depicted in the Edo Era.
Daikiin Temple (大機院) A Sub-Temple of Tofuku-Ji Temple (東福寺)!Daikiin Temple (大機院) A Sub-Temple of Tofuku-Ji Temple (東福寺)!2.Dojuin Temple (同聚院) A Sub-Temple of Tofuku-Ji Temple (東福寺)!Dojuin Temple (同聚院) A Sub-Temple of Tofuku-Ji Temple (東福寺)!Dojuin Temple (同聚院) A Sub-Temple of Tofuku-Ji Temple (東福寺)!Dojuin Temple (同聚院) A Sub-Temple of Tofuku-Ji Temple (東福寺)!Manju Temple (萬寿寺) in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto!Manju Temple (萬寿寺) in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto!Myōan-ji Temple (明暗寺) also called the “Temple of Light and Dark”Myōan-ji Temple (明暗寺) also called the “Temple of Light and Dark”Nehan-E-13Nehan-E-87Sennyu-ji Temple (泉涌寺) in Kyoto During the NEHAN-E Commemoration!Sennyu-ji Temple (泉涌寺) in Kyoto During the NEHAN-E Commemoration!Sennyu-ji Temple (泉涌寺) in Kyoto During the NEHAN-E Commemoration!Sennyu-ji Temple (泉涌寺) in Kyoto During the NEHAN-E Commemoration!Sennyusuikata at the Sennyu-ji Temple (泉涌寺) in Kyoto!This is the Tousu hall of the Sennyu-ji Temple (泉涌寺) in Kyoto!Yokihi Kannon-do hall at the Sennyu-ji Temple (泉涌寺) in Kyoto!Yokihi Kannon-do hall at the Sennyu-ji Temple (泉涌寺) in Kyoto!

Categories & Keywords
Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory:Asia
Subcategory Detail:Japan
Keywords:Daikiin Temple, Dojuin Temple, Japan, Kyoto, Manju Temple, Myōan-ji Temple, NEHAN-E, Nehan-Zu, Rinzai Buddhism, Sennyu-ji Temple, Tofuku-Ji Temple, 同聚院, 大機院, 明暗寺, 東福寺, 泉涌寺, 萬寿寺