The Shimanto River is one of Japan’s leading clear streams. The river is full of fish that can only be found in the clear stream. The autumn flowers are in full bloom around the river. I can hear the temple bell from a distance in the clear air.
The rushing trees are already starting to drop leaves. There are also leaves that scatter even by the sound of temple bells telling pm 6. It is a scene that makes me feel the sense of transience of life.
There are two kinds of persimmons: sweet persimmons and astringent persimmons. Sweet persimmons can be eaten immediately, but bitter persimmons are not. If these are put on a string and dried for a while, they are about 1.5 times sweeter than sweet persimmons.
Nariai-ji temple is the 28th temple in the Saigoku 33 Kannon Pilgrimage. It stands on the mountainside overlooking the “Amanohashidate” facing the Sea of Japan in northern Kyoto. A pilgrim is singing Goeika, Buddhist hymn, in the autumn breeze that carries the sound of the waves.
Slightly remaining roses keep the elegance while releasing the fragrance. They have no splendor like spring and wait only to scattered. It is the same as human fate. The only difference is that they can regenerate.
Zion flowers are blooming beautifully. Every time I see this flower, it reminds me of the hill of Zion in Jerusalem, Israel. It’s just the same pronunciation, but it’s been in my mind for a long time. Because the hill of Zion is the place where “hate” swirls most on the earth.
Japan’s hills and fields are completely in autumn. There was a place where rice harvesting was finished, and Kaki is ripe. From now on, full-fledged autumn leaves will begin, and many people will go out in search of famous spots for autumn leaves. In this way, autumn is fun, but on the other hand, it is also a season for meditation.
In the fall, autumn festivals are held throughout the country. Among them, Danjiri is a brave and wonderful festival. Many people wearing festival costumes drive around the city with one heart, towing Danjiri.