( Old Great Ceder Tree )
A great ceder tree in Kirishima of Kyushu. The sacred tree appears from the veil of deep fog, near by the mystic lake at the mountains where the deities of Myth. Koziki acted around dramatically in the ancient times.
A AUTUMN EVENING
Now, it comes the "finale" that the sun-light has soared across
the firmament brilliantly...
The ancient forest
along the Salmon River near by Mt.Hood Oregon USA.
THE WIND OF SAGANO
( Nonomiya in Kyoto )
In the evening when our mind were purified, ..here is the royal shrine
Nonomiya in the Sagano-field of Kyoto.
; The royal shrine where a lot of succesive princesses which had been
selected to become the royal priestesses of Ise-Zingu-Shrine
shut themselves up for austerities in one year, before their departure
( Stupa or Pagoda: National Treasure )
the deep ancient-forests where the mountain priests have been practicing
austerities from 1500 years ago. Here is Mt.Haguro (in Dewa-Sanzan)
located in Yamagata prefecture.
(c) SHIGEZAWA 1994
( Spring-Ibuki )
the middle of the comfortable zone in Aomori prefecture, the streams
of Oirase are flowed from the mystic Lake Towada.
( A Temple in Kamakura )
A Medieval Zen Temple in the old city Kamakura. Soft sunlight in the
evening crosses through the bamboo woods and creates a gentle tone...
THE LAKE CHUZENZI
( The Hiland Sacred Lake of Nikko Area )
mystic deep Lake Chuzenzi in the highland of Nikko where is the most
important zone for mountain ascetic disciplins in the Kanto districts.
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