On the same photo walk of the Jizo on the Kanman Path, I made some light field photographs of Shinkyo Bridge
Every May 18th the Nikko Toshogu Grand Spring Festival is a re-enactment of the procession of Tokugawa Ieyasu occurs at Toshogu Shrine in Sannai, Nikko. Event Page Calendar Throughout the day, there are food stalls with all kinds of food and treats; okonomiyaki, yakitori, cream cakes, cotton candy, masks for children, ice cream, etc. (…)
It used to be a horse stable. The 9 monkey panels show the cycle of life. Included are the 3 wise monkeys.
I only know the tale of the three wise monkeys, “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil”. In Japanese it is “mizaru, kikazaru, iwazaru” or translated, “don’t see, don’t hear, don’t speak”. However, there are a total of 16 monkeys that adorn the “Sacred Stable” within Toshogu Shrine. I’ll add captions to them(…)