Archive for November, 2011

Kyoto Autumn, 2011

Kyoto Autumn, 2011

Autumn has come to Kyoto, finally. I spent the day in Arashiyama/Saga (The Western Foothills) of Kyoto. I visited Tenryuji Temple, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. The autumn colors this year were a bit drab, due to the unusually warm autumn we had.

Dragon Research

Dragon Research

Recently I have suddenly and without good explanation been captivated by Japanese and Chinese dragons. I have been visiting the major Zen temples in Kyoto, which invariably have a dragon painting on the ceiling of the Dharma Hall, where the priests teach the Buddhist teachings to the young monks. I haven’t met a dragon painting …

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