JAPAN TRAVELOGUE – DAY 11 – FUSHIMI INARI TAISHA – THE TEMPLE OF THE TEN THOUSAND TORII - III

by Antonio Gil October. 01, 2020 662 views
Kumataka-sha, the Shrine of the Mountain Hawk-Eagle

Kumataka-sha, the Shrine of the Mountain Hawk-Eagle

As the legend says, if you face the lake and clap your hands, you should look carefully in the direction that the sound echoes back to you from, as it will lead you to someone who has lost their way

As the legend says, if you face the lake and clap your hands, you should look carefully in the direction that the sound echoes back to you from, as it will lead you to someone who has lost their way

Foxes are Inari's messengers

Foxes are Inari's messengers

Last one from the Torii

Last one from the Torii

♫♫ Fox - Inari ♫♫

Fushimi Inari is the most important of several thousands of shrines dedicated to Inari, the Shinto god of rice. Foxes are thought to be Inari's messengers, resulting in many fox statues across the shrine grounds.

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José Manuel 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Lindas fotos

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Antonio Gil Replied to José Manuel 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Obrigado por este e pelos outros comentários. Abraço

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Varsha Arun 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Surreal experience! Did you make it to the top...?
Shinto is a beautiful religion, which reminds us of importance of nature...thanks for sharing..grinning

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Antonio Gil Replied to Varsha Arun 6 months, 2 weeks ago

No. No time. We had to return to Kyoto to pick up the luggage to go to Osaka. My pleasure dear Varsha

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Varsha Arun Replied to Antonio Gil 5 months ago

Hi Angil, sorry to have been missing for some time now...oh, you must've toured all of Osaka by now. I have some catching up to do : )

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Antonio Gil Replied to Varsha Arun 5 months ago

No need to sorry. Life is what it is my dear friend. Good to hear from you again Varsha

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Marsha 6 months, 2 weeks ago

All so very interesting...and foxes, yes, my favorite animal. Sun ray photo...mesmerizing.

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Antonio Gil Replied to Marsha 6 months, 2 weeks ago

It was one of a kind temple. Thanks Marsha

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Carl Schraefel 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Beautiful!

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Antonio Gil Replied to Carl Schraefel 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Thanks Carl. Good to hear from you again

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Berckmans Peter 6 months, 2 weeks ago

You can take a thousand photos there. And still see new things

6 months, 2 weeks ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Berckmans Peter 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Exactly my friend

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Francesc 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Excellent work

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Antonio Gil Replied to Francesc 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Much obliged my friend

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Jeff Damron 6 months, 2 weeks ago

I really like how the black and white focuses attention on the glowing light.

6 months, 2 weeks ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Jeff Damron 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Thank you Jeff

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Camellia Staab 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Excellent capture #2. Really like how the light is pouring in.

6 months, 2 weeks ago Edited
Antonio Gil Replied to Camellia Staab 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Lucky shot 😊

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