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The Statue of Kobo Daishi

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 28 June 2016 in Lifestyle & Culture.

Ishite-ji is also called Stone-Hand Temple. The name comes from a legend involving Kobo Daishi. He was a Japanese monk, civil servant, scholar, poet, artist, and founder of the Shingon or "True Word" school of Buddhism.

Ishite-ji
Matsuyama, Japan

Martine from France

C'est une belle statue qui domine.

28 Jun 2016 5:17am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

The magnificent statue.

28 Jun 2016 5:18am

Tataray from France

Magnifique sculpture, jolie prise. )

28 Jun 2016 5:22am

Devi from Chennai, India

That was an amazing story...Phew !! the baby born holding the stone !!! I really wish I could believe this !!!!
Beautiful image here...Thank you Steve

28 Jun 2016 6:16am

Gemma Wiseman from Melbourne, Australia

Beautiful statue from an impressive perspective.

28 Jun 2016 6:34am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Bien mise en valeur
JP

28 Jun 2016 6:49am

jean pierre a from France

cadrage magnifique!! amitiés

28 Jun 2016 7:20am

martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une belle composition

28 Jun 2016 8:06am

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

The framing is wonderful and the statue seems to be in some large
aligators jaws. Superb !~

28 Jun 2016 8:24am

Marie Le Corre from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Great composition and statue.

28 Jun 2016 8:44am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
such beautiful composition, colors, lights & textures!
A M A Z I N G !

28 Jun 2016 9:27am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Interesting legend and wonderful composition.

28 Jun 2016 11:06am

Don from United States

An excellent composition. The subject matter makes a fine picture.

28 Jun 2016 1:34pm

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

c00l

28 Jun 2016 2:09pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

You have composed and framed this fabulously!

28 Jun 2016 2:31pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Wonderful roof tops.

28 Jun 2016 7:32pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

A roof top surprise

28 Jun 2016 8:40pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Wonderful framing and a beautiful Statue statue . Great. :)

28 Jun 2016 11:58pm

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

Great framing for that scene!

29 Jun 2016 1:32pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

bien

29 Jun 2016 1:56pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quels toits et vue quelle statue et image fantastique vue.
amitié

29 Jun 2016 7:16pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Great framing.

29 Jun 2016 7:49pm

k@ from Paris, France

I like the compo of this a lot, the eye goes up & down, evolving in depth.

1 Jul 2016 6:57pm