MT. KOYA, JAPAN: KOYASAN~OKUNOIN CEMETERY PT. 2

Giant cedar trees in an immense graveyard, winding paths…

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MT. KOYA, JAPAN: KOYASAN~OKUNOIN CEMETERY PT. 1

Kukai’s mausoleum is here. Kūkai (空海), also known posthumously as Kōbō-Daishi (弘法大師 The Grand Master Who Propagated the Buddhist Teaching) – created a retreat in Mt. Koya in 816. (wiki)

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