1200 Happy Stone Statues Surround Otagi Nenbutsu ji Temple

Whimsical, fairytale-ish, and a spiritual environment that looks like it gave inspiration to the stone trolls in the Frozen animation movie, the Otagi Nenbutsu ji Temple is one of the most underrated places in Kyoto and is unlike the usually serious and solemn Buddhist temples in Japan or anywhere else for that matter. Instead, you will be surrounded by thousands of happy and amusing faces … Continue reading 1200 Happy Stone Statues Surround Otagi Nenbutsu ji Temple

Three Most Beautiful Monasteries in Kathmandu

Buddhism and Tibetan culture is a sight that is evident across Nepal. Monks in red, devoted pilgrims, worshippers chanting prayers, and the numerous temples that are elegantly built for the mortal folks to offer their prayers create the country’s religious scene. And among these temples are the most beautiful monasteries with brilliant architecture, gorgeous designs with symbolism, and interesting legends surrounding them. It’s more jaw-dropping … Continue reading Three Most Beautiful Monasteries in Kathmandu