Friday, February 13, 2009

Miyako festivals

Kyoto, famous for its generations-old tea shops, was once the capital of Japan and, as such, was the site of numerous festivals and other events.

Miyako nenju gyoji gajo ("Picture Album of Annual Festivals in the Capital") is a two-volume album of paintings that chronicle these many colorful events.

"Kannenbutsu ("Winter prayers").

—Mellow Monk

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