7/09/2005

Arhats in Stone




fivehundred friends
for eternity -
autumn draws near







fünfhundert Freunde
für die Ewigkeit -
es wird Herbst




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taking a nap
in the summer breeze -
his heavy head






Mittagsschlaf
in der Sommerbriese -
sein Kopf sooo schwer







Last photo curtesy of Nobuyuki Kawamura 1999
http://kawagoe.web.infoseek.co.jp/500rakan/rakan-l/index.html


If you want to know more about my fivehundred friends, check this out:

Five Hundred Arhats Gohyaku Rakan 五百羅漢



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source : marippe3.exblog.j

even in stone, for an eternal drink !


. Sake 酒 for rituals and festivals .


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4 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the pictures, very interesting sites you have---
my naps were much less spiritually awakening.

F.

Michael Baribeau said...


so life like
I watch the statue
a moment longer

Michael Baribeau

. Gabi Greve said...

soyokaze ni
hirune makaseru -
ishi atama

Gabi

その風に 昼寝まかせる 石頭     雅美

すごく気持ち良さようです。
歌寿人

....

Thank you, 歌寿人 sama.

http://blog.livedoor.jp/senior21/archives/27603816.html

Gabi
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Narayanan Raghunathan said...

a thousand Arhats
in stone ~ one of them
winks at me