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Daisen-in Temple, Kyoto

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#138 of 605 in Historic Sites in Kyoto
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  • I went here are part of a group tour. We were "treated" to a long meditation "session" presided over by one of the monks in a very cold room and if you didn't sit perfectly still he would yell at you....  more »
  • To those who have taken the picture of the garden by mistake in the photo of the forbidden shooting, two people come running screaming loudly from a distant place, one monk said to show the screen, let me delete, and remove the trash from the left and even more deleted, He was a very strong word. It doesn't seem to return until the data is exterminated, and you put a doubt in the pictures of the other places, this picture? What's this picture? , he was clamoring to show me the trash cans. The atmosphere froze in an instant as if questioning a criminal. Turnoff did. There is more to tell. A pleasant trip became a very unpleasant memory. It made me think about what the original meaning of photography was forbidden. Moreover, despite the location of the temple, I felt the first principle of making money everywhere, and was made to think about the ideal way of the original temple. I think there are many more wonderful temples in Kyoto.
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  • I really loved the story of the dry garden!! Finally, a temple garden that explains the symbolism and ideas behind the placement of the stones and trees. Loved it! Wish I could have been allowed to take photos, but that's ok.
  • If you are interested in learning about Sand & Stone garden you should visit it!
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