Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Gyokusui large bore jinashi


Taizan style towari 1.8 in C# large bore, double hanko. 
Similar in size to large Myoan flutes of old.




Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Mt. Kasuga Heritage Road

The Mt. Kasuga Primeval Forest, surrounding the Kasuga Taisha Shrine, has remained pristine since hunting and logging were prohibited in AD 841.
A Choshi before an ancient 1,200 year old Buddha, one of the many statues abiding in nature within the forest.

Takiochi before the waterfall.

Contented pilgrims at the peak.











Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Saturday, February 2, 2019

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Society for the Study of Classical Shakuhachi















"Koten-shakuhachi-kenkyƫ-kai"

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

within the field

climbing the stairway at Muroji


after a while

shakuhachi will echo

in the precincts

from nowhere



Tofukuji

gratitude

the secret smile of long ago

for now