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My Arrival in Tokyo

When you leave the old for the new, you know what you are leaving but not what you will find.  ~Sicilian proverb~ * When I landed at Narita Airport the incoming typhoon Trami had made a mess of flights into … Continue reading

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Overlooked Beauty

Beauty this pervasive has become white noise. Continue reading

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Into the Underworld of Tanigumi Kegonji: Part Four of Five

Now the blackness here in the belly of the earth is complete. I cannot see the fingers I wiggle in front of my face. Continue reading

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The Ascent Toward Tanigumi Kegonji: Part Three of Five

The moment my right foot hits the top step, gongs sound and the monks begin to chant. Everything vibrates with energy like a rocket lifting off. Continue reading

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Along the Avenue to Tanigumi Kegonji: Part Two of Five

Pausing at shops and a restaurant along the broad avenue, we work our way up the steady incline toward Tanigumi Kegonji temple. Continue reading

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On Our Way to Tanigumi Kegonji: Part One of Five

We are lost. Not exactly lost as our driver and the rest of us know are in Gifu on our way to Tanigumi Kegonji. Continue reading

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