Hasedera - The main gate

Dublin Core

Title

Hasedera - The main gate

Subject

Religions-Sites; Religions-Buddhism; People-Adults

Description

The folks dressed in white are pilgrims to the temple who commonly carry a staff that symbolizes the eternal copresence of the founder of the Shingon School, the great ninth century saint Kobo Daishi (also known as Kukai). So real is his presence believed to be that written on the back of their white coats is 1c two of us, practicing together. 1d

Date

6/30/2002

Contributor

Gardiner, David L. , 1957-
Colorado College

Rights

Materials may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only. Acknowledgment to be given to the IDEAS image database and the photographer. Photographer retains copyright.

Format

image/jpeg

Type

still image

Identifier

cocrejpn0007

Coverage

Japan
Nara (prefecture), Sakurai (inhabited place)
1081202
34.516667
135.883333

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

640 w x 480 h, 72 ppi

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/9473/archive/files/cab61eb00915f579992f970ec626b2d7.jpg

Citation

“Hasedera - The main gate,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed November 19, 2017, http://ideasproject.org/items/show/1726.