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Copper Lanterns at Kyozo Sutra Archive at Kaikozan Hase-dera Temple, Kaikozan Hase-dera Temple, Kamakura, Honshu, Japan More images: Kamakura Stock Images | Japan Stock Images | Travel Stock Photography

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St. Mary’s Cathedral at Night, Sydney, NSW, Australia More images: Sydney’s Churches and Cathedrals Stock Images | Sydney Stock Images | Australia Stock Images | Travel Stock Photography

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Ema, Prayer Tablets, at Kaikozan Hase-dera Temple, Kaikozan Hase-dera Temple, Kamakura, Honshu, Japan Ema are small wooden plaques on which Shinto worshippers write their prayers or wishes. The ema are then left hanging up at the shrine, where the kami (spirits or gods) receive them. They bear various pictures, often of animals or other Shinto […]

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Picture: Ten Thousands of Red Torii Gates at Fushimi Inari Shrine, Kyoto, Kansai, Honshu, Japan Yesterday I was reading about hurricanes and tropical cyclones with category 5, like Katrina that destroyed New Orleans or Yasi that recently hit Queensland, Australia. To my surprise the typhoon Melor that hit Japan and Tokyo on October 8, 2009, […]

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