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This time last year, we were visiting Kyoto and enjoying the Zen gardens of Ryoan-ji temple. The simplicity of the form was mesmerising. The dullness of the afternoon took nothing away from the awe-inspiring experience of simply sitting there and … Continue reading
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“Thalassa kluzei panta t’anthropon kaka” Euripedes, from the play “Medea” So says the Greek lettering on a building in Tenby, South Wales. “The sea washes away all men’s ills” is its translation and is part of the town’s emblem.
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Arguably March 1st is one of the most significant days of the year: if you assume the three months of springtime are March, April and May, then March 1st is the first day of Spring. Alternatively, if you have … Continue reading
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In spite of the dull weather, this first visit to Kyoto, for one of us at least, was inspirational. This is a selection of photographs taken with a Canon EOS 550D. …….. To be a Zen Buddhist, we need awareness. … Continue reading
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A train trip to Kyoto and back again in the course of a dull, cloudy, cold day with occasional showers. Not very easy travelling on an unfamiliar railway system, but well worth the effort to visit three quite different temples … Continue reading
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