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October 22 2012

waka
08:09
Japanese customs and traditions - the Ring of Wisdom - via A Japan Photo per Day -

Wisdom lantern, Amanohashidate

There are many places in Japan where the tradition says that if you perform some unusual act, you will get something in return. Probably the most famous such place is inside the Todaiji Temple from Nara, but I recently found something similar in Amanohashidate.

An old Buddhist teaching says that “Out of the counsel of three comes the wisdom of Monju”, Monju being the Bodhisattva of wisdom. The meaning of this saying is that three heads think better than one, but related to this, a strange belief appeared here, according to which if you will pass 3 times through a “wisdom lantern” - a ring of stone called Chienowa Tourou, Monju will grant you wisdom. But since the ring is placed quite high, I guess not many people are trying…

April 06 2012

waka
22:28
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That was actually really sad when you didn't remember where you lived, but then HOGWARTS came to mind and everything was ok. :D

February 29 2012

waka
13:57
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November 18 2011

waka
09:15
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All long help threads should have a sticky globally-editable post at the top saying 'DEAR PEOPLE FROM THE FUTURE: Here's what we've figured out so far ...'
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