Kegon-ji Temple in Kyoto The song of suzumushi (bell cricket) is sounded at the tatami
Kegon-ji Temple in Kyoto can overlook the city area.
There are seasonable beautiful flowers and trees, and mosses at the garden and
silence of a bamboo forest are with a measure of refinement.
Usually Kegon-ji Temple is called “Suzumushi Temple”.
Why is it called like this?
It has been started from the 8th chief pries; he was sincerely impressed by the song of suzumusi.
Suzumushi sings for their
it’s not for others, and he wanted to spread it because this was
“the spirit of Zen”.
From this thought, currently there are about 8,000 suzumushi on the Japanese room
called Shoin (drawing room).
Suzumushi are raised with taking care of temperature and humidity.
The harmony of the song of suzumushi is performed on the tatami at Suzumushi Temple throughout the year.
to being calmed on the tatami, taste Kegon-ji Temple original Japanese sweets and tea,
discuss with laughter, and enjoy without strain.
“Kofuku Jizo (happiness Jozo deity) ”
wearing straw sandals, only one in Japan, is also popular at Kegon-ji Temple
that is said will walk to grant only one wish that suites with stature.
There is a bus from Kyoto station to “Suzumushi Temple”.
Listen, look, and feel.
Suzumushi Temple makes people calming down and gives harmful time.
Source of photo: https://gurutabi.gnavi.co.jp/a/a_572/