Kumano Hongu Taisha is a Shinto shrine located in Tanabe, Wakayama Prefecture, deep in the rugged mountains of the Kii Peninsula of Japan. It is included as part of the Kumano Sanzan in the UNESCO World Heritage site ‘Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range’. The main deity enshrined is Kumano Gongen. All of the ancient Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage routes lead to this Grand Shrine. Text and photography by satoson on Flickr
by Charles W. Bartlett, 1916
Krishna with His Flute
Thich Nhat Hanh
In this inspirational follow-up to Understanding Our Mind, Thich Nhat Hanh uses his inimitable light, clear, often humorous style to show us how to integrate mindfulness and joy in body, mind, and spirit. Buddha Mind, Buddha Body details key physical and mental practices to strengthen and reconnect with our whole being.
Prayer Wheel - Swayambhunath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal