The head temple of Ritsu Sect. The enormous statues of the Vairocana and the Bodhisattva with 1,000 arms in the Kondō (Golden Hall) are simply astounding!
When I was walking through the gate to the Golden Hall, I felt strangely refreshed. I'm just wondering what made me feel that. May be the beautiful flowing lines of the Hall?
|"Kondō", Golden Hall|
This Hall enshrines three important Buddhist statues
|The Front Gallery of Kondō|
This building is one of the most representative of 8th century style
|"Kōdō, Lecture Hall|