Golden Pavilion in Kyoto. Looks like a postcard. Live is what we feel that we are part of a postcard scenery! Japan.

Excess of Beauty! The Golden Pavilion in Kyoto, Japan.

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Excess of Beauty!!!

Is it possible that something is so beautiful that we can not describe !?The expectations were high,  and I was not disappointed!The Gold Pavillion (or Kinkaku.Ji – Rokuon-Ji Temple) in Kyoto. 

The garden and the buildings surrounding the ‘pavilion’ – which are meant to represent Buddha’s pure land all over the world – did not disappoint.

Built at the end of the14th century, it was originally the private house of a shōgun. When he died, the house was converted into a temple for Zazen practice (or religious meditation) – an important method of Buddhist meditation training, that helps one to establish a base within Zen Buddhism.

The brilliant Kinkaku is a landmark of Kyoto. It caught fire many times during wars, and more recently it partially burned in the sequence of a crime. It was restored in 1955, but a significant improvement came around in1987 – when all gold…

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