More Wandering Around The Fringes of the Sennyuji Temple
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Side Garden
Sennyuji Temple (泉涌寺)
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These first two photos, from a side area at Kyoto's Sennyuji Temple, probably don't look like much in the thumbnails here on the blog, but clicking through to larger versions and they have a certain “presence”, especially the first one. Or maybe it's just me, but I like them.

sub temple of the Sennyuji Temple(泉涌寺) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
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One side held a quaint little rest area...

Sitting Area -- sub temple of the Sennyuji Temple(泉涌寺) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
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Sitting Area

The ceiling was woven (bamboo, I suppose)...

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Woven Ceiling
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Wandering further around the fringes of the huge-but-ill-defined temple area, I came across a sub temple with a nice entrance garden...

desktop background image of the entrance area of the Unryuin Temple (雲竜院), a sub temple of the Sennyuji Temple (泉涌寺), Kyoto Japan -- Unryuin Temple (雲竜院) sub temple of the Sennyuji Temple (泉涌寺) Kyoto, Japan -- Unryuin Temple (雲竜院), sub temple of the Sennyuji Temple(泉涌寺) -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/ -- This photo is licensed to the public under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ (non-commercial use is freely allowed if proper attribution is given, including a link back to this page on http://regex.info/ when used online)
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Unryuin Temple (雲竜院)
sub temple of the Sennyuji Temple (泉涌寺)
Kyoto, Japan
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One of its buildings has a wide veranda with a roof of exposed beams, that perhaps looks a bit more interesting in B&W....

Veranda Roof -- Unryuin Temple (雲竜院), sub temple of the Sennyuji Temple(泉涌寺) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
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Veranda Roof

In one corner I noticed a delicate little tree full of blossoms with big color...

Delicate Little Tree -- Unryuin Temple (雲竜院), sub temple of the Sennyuji Temple(泉涌寺) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
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Delicate Little Tree
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Big Color
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These blossoms fell off intact, so the ground was littered with them...

Still Pretty -- Unryuin Temple (雲竜院), sub temple of the Sennyuji Temple(泉涌寺) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
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Still Pretty

It was early April, so there were blossoms of all sorts all around. In the previous post in this series, I showed some pink rhododendron blossoms, and in earlier posts on the same morning stroll, I showed the perfect blossom, otome tsubaki (乙女椿), with an encore followup here.

Wandering further, I came across a bell under a roof, quite far away from anything else...

Bell -- Sennyuji Temple (泉涌寺) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
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Bell
User's Perspective -- Sennyuji Temple (泉涌寺) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
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User's Perspective
Business End -- Sennyuji Temple (泉涌寺) -- Kyoto, Japan -- Copyright 2011 Jeffrey Friedl, http://regex.info/blog/
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Business End

At this point, I suppose I'm half way through the stroll that I started posted about in April's “An Amazing Day of Photography at Some Eastern-Kyoto Temples”...


All 2 comments so far, oldest first...

Not to get (overly) pedantic on you, but I think it’s “woven” and not “weaved.”

Duh, thanks. I knew something felt wrong there, but I couldn’t put my finger on it. Thanks. Fixed. —Jeffrey

— comment by Zak on August 27th, 2011 at 5:26pm JST (6 years, 4 months ago) comment permalink

I think the presence is there too – could be due to the ancient and definitely “presence-ful” subject trees on either side of the hedge. Trees are homes to ancient japanese gods are they not? So presence likely!

And thought your delicate little camellia tree looked lovely.
Annie

— comment by Annie in London on September 4th, 2011 at 8:48pm JST (6 years, 3 months ago) comment permalink
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