Serene morning at the shrine

I would like to share a couple of more photographs out of decent amount that I took at Fujiyoshida Sengen Jinja shrine (富士吉田浅間神社), which I mentioned in my previous blog with a photo (here).

It was a cold morning in early spring season and base areas of Mt. Fuji remained snow unmelted on the roadside.

The photos were caught the path of main (front?) approach of the shrine from the big arch to enter.  I looked back toward the arch and caught the scene at the middle of the path to the shrine behind me.  Number of lanterns aligned on both side of the path wore green cap of moss, which made good contrast of reserved lanterns in colours yet made beautiful harmony with trees behind them.

It was a cold morning in early spring season but the crisp air shook me in the head and gave me a pleasant morning at the shrine to give my greeting to the god.

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Looking back the entrance arch at the middle of front approach.
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Lanterns wearing cap of moss
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‘Temizusha’ the spot to wash your hands before worship.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Ascend

This is my submission to this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Ascend.

When I stepped into the centre of this tree bunch to look up above, it realised me how little me attempting to find out how big they are, its non-sense right.

They live way longer than me and that’s enough to be respected that they have been at the shrine over four hundred years ago (or earlier or later of the period).

This was photographed at Fujiyoshida Sengen Jinja Shrine, Yamanashi, Japan.  It’s  located at base of Mt. Fuji.

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