Friday, October 06, 2006

A smiling face

Daitokuji Temple, Kyoto sightseeing
Daitokuji Temple, Kyoto sightseeing

This is a wall of a Zen temple. In the wall is embedded a little doll, made of the same material as tile roofs. This smiling doll is a a kind of Gods in Japan and can bring us the good luck.

PS. another photo of the wall
Location by Google Map

5 Comments:

At 10/06/2006 6:18 AM, Blogger Sarah said...

Those smiling dolls embedded in the wall are making me smile! What a wonderful feature of what would have been a regular plain wall.

 
At 10/06/2006 10:32 PM, Blogger macky said...

to sarah: these dolls will be glad that they make you smile!! Smiling is a nice way of cominucation.

 
At 10/07/2006 12:17 PM, Blogger Jing said...

Um...so exquisite dolls! I like.
:)
I think that's the typical Japanese style.
...Jing

 
At 10/08/2006 5:41 PM, Blogger macky said...

To jing: I think the style is Japanese, but This god came from China or India:-)

 
At 10/09/2006 1:56 PM, Anonymous John - Melbourne said...

That's beautiful Macky... i'd like to see more. Thanks.

 

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