Came to Kyoto on business. "Higashi Honganji temple", near the hotel, is the head temple of the Otani school of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism. Imposing and beautiful
"Bukkoji temple", also used as the name of the street. The head temple of Bukkoji school of Jodo Shinshu Buddhist, stated by Shinran monk, the same as Honganji. It used to be a large force that surpassed Honganji Temple.
Kyoto is already the season of outside terraces of many restaurants. There are still many restaurants that are self-restraint for usages of the terrace tables this year.
To "Yasaka Shrine". "Okuninushi-sha" is a great power shrine known for marriages. Both the god of Okuninushi and the white rabbit from Inaba region (famous tale) wear face masks for preventing coronavirus.
Next to the main building of Yasaka Shrine there is a wheel of "Chinowa". This is the Shinto ritual in June, where walking through the circle three times by chanting "Nagoshi no Harae... (walking through Chinowa will make you live 1000 years)". At Yasaka shrine, said "Somin Shorai... (I'm a descendant of Somin Shorai, the old good guy)" and walked through the wheel in the left-right-left order.
Revisited Minokichi restaurant, which has just resumed business few days ago.
Kyoto dinner box. The paper cover has the painting of the ceremony of bamboo felling at Kurama Temple, the June event. Comes with eggplant delicacies of miso flavor.
Appetizer of Kamogawa Gozen course.
Similarly, fried lotus root in the bowl of white miso soup.
Comes with tempra too.
Marinated eggplant stew.
Rice with Yuba and small fish with pepper flavor.
Enjoyed sashimi and desserts as well. Kyoto cuisine after a couple of months is felt very delicious.
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