Ekoin Temple, Koyasan
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TravelPod Member ReviewsEkoin Temple, Koyasan Koya-cho
A very unique place to stay. Enjoy the baths and do some comtemplating with the monks. Just bring a snack if a high-tofu diet is not your thing.
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Tuesday, 1. September
The ride in the train was really good for my health because I could sleep one hour more. When I woke up I realized we were riding through a jungle – only scattered houses and many trees around us. Amazing! Also the tran station we had to get off the train was very jungle-ish. From the Kōya-san train …
In truth, if we know Japanese Buddhism in the US at all, we know Zen Buddhism. But Zen is only one of the eight major Buddhist traditions in Japan, and neither the most ancient or the most popular or the most prestigious here. In general, it is fair to say that Zen Buddhism is far more popular today outside of Japan then within it. Today I learned …
... museum in it. That was rather enjoyable although I did not enjoy getting rained on on the way there, note he frizzy hair. There was a lookout tower where you could see the mountains and the ocean which was quite impressive.
We went shopping for some last minute gifts then had my favorite Japanese cuisine, okonomiyaki, for lunch. It is Japanese vegetable ...