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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.

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

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


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


29 Jun 2016 1:56pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quels toits et vue quelle statue et image fantastique vue.

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