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Shizen Sekitei, The Natural Stone Garden. A few points of interest: Large Buddha Statue, The Indigo Dye Basins, Kodakara-ishi, The Fertility Stone, The Ginkgo Tree, The Taiko Rock, and Cherry Trees. Admission is based on the honor system, ¥100 per adult (elementary age children and younger are free).

Shizen Sekitei, The Natural Stone Garden. A few points of interest: Large Buddha Statue, The Indigo Dye Basins, Kodakara-ishi, The Fertility Stone, The Ginkgo Tree, The Taiko Rock, and Cherry Trees. Admission is based on the honor system, ¥100 per adult (elementary age children and younger are free).

Spread of Buddhism - large Buddha statues in Western Asia built 4th or 5th century ad along silk road; was once accompanied by a monastery

Buddhism

Spread of Buddhism - large Buddha statues in Western Asia built 4th or 5th century ad along silk road; was once accompanied by a monastery

Bamiyan Buddhas, Afghanistan - Were the largest examples of standing Buddha carvings in the world before they were destroyed by the Taliban in 2001.

Bamiyan Buddhas, Afghanistan - Were the largest examples of standing Buddha carvings in the world before they were destroyed by the Taliban in 2001.

In Vegas, you can never have too much rubbing. If you’ve depleted your gambling allowance, you could use a little help with your mojo. Rubbing the Laughing Buddha’s belly for good luck is a time-honored tradition, and there’s a large Buddha statue suitable for rubbing near the hotel registration desk the California casino, just off Fremont Street.

In Vegas, you can never have too much rubbing. If you’ve depleted your gambling allowance, you could use a little help with your mojo. Rubbing the Laughing Buddha’s belly for good luck is a time-honored tradition, and there’s a large Buddha statue suitable for rubbing near the hotel registration desk the California casino, just off Fremont Street.

The large Buddha (Daibutsu), bronze statue, 13th century, part of the Kotoku-in complex in Kamakura, Kanagawa.  around 1868-1895].

The large Buddha (Daibutsu), bronze statue, 13th century, part of the Kotoku-in complex in Kamakura, Kanagawa. around 1868-1895].

Large white Buddha child statue adorned with prayer beads religious home decor hand painted Anita Spero

Large Buddha child statue adorned with prayer beads religious home decor hand painted Anita Spero

Le grand Bouddha de Kamakura n'est pas directement relié à la gare de Kamakura. Il faut prendre un bus ou un train local longeant la mer pour la gare (Station Hase). Entre la gare et le Daibutsu, sur la gauche en montant au Daibutsu, se trouve le vaste temple Hase-dera, plutôt agréable (cloche, jardins, vue, grottes, trésors divers) avec une vue sur la baie.

Le grand Bouddha de Kamakura n'est pas directement relié à la gare de Kamakura. Il faut prendre un bus ou un train local longeant la mer pour la gare (Station Hase). Entre la gare et le Daibutsu, sur la gauche en montant au Daibutsu, se trouve le vaste temple Hase-dera, plutôt agréable (cloche, jardins, vue, grottes, trésors divers) avec une vue sur la baie.

Shizen Sekitei, The Natural Stone Garden. A few points of interest: Large Buddha Statue, The Indigo Dye Basins, Kodakara-ishi, The Fertility Stone, The Ginkgo Tree, The Taiko Rock, and Cherry Trees. Admission is based on the honor system, ¥100 per adult (elementary age children and younger are free).

Shizen Sekitei, The Natural Stone Garden. A few points of interest: Large Buddha Statue, The Indigo Dye Basins, Kodakara-ishi, The Fertility Stone, The Ginkgo Tree, The Taiko Rock, and Cherry Trees. Admission is based on the honor system, ¥100 per adult (elementary age children and younger are free).