JAPAN 2                                         Photographs by Benoy K Behl

 Insence stand outside temple, Todai-ji Temple, Nara, Japan DSC_0171  Insence stand outside temple, Todai-ji Temple, Nara, Japan DSC_0172  Insence stand outside temple, Todai-ji Temple, Nara, Japan DSC_0176
Outer gate, Todai-ji Temple, Nara, Japan DSC_0317 Outer gate, Todai-ji Temple, Nara, Japan DSC_0322 Outer gate, Todai-ji Temple, Nara, Japan DSC_0323
Outer gate, Todai-ji Temple, Nara, Japan DSC_0314 6 armed general with nagas around leg, Todai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0253  6 armed general with nagas around leg, Todai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0254
Bodhisattva Gakko, Wood with Polichromy, Nara period, Todai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0245 Bodhisattva Gakko, Wood with Polichromy, Nara period, Todai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0247 Bodhisattva Gakko, Wood with Polichromy, Nara period, Todai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0246
Bodhisattva in meditation, Nara period, Gilt Bronze, Todai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0255 Bodhisattva Nikko, clay with polychromy, Nara period, Todai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0243 Bodhisattva Nikko, clay with polychromy, Nara period, Todai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0244
Buddha at birth, 8th cent, nara period, Todai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0238 Bugaku mask, Kamattura Period, 11-13th century, wood with polychromy, Todai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0256  Divine General, Heion periodTodai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0250
 Divine General, Heion periodTodai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0251 Divine General, Heion periodTodai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0252 Gigaku mask - Shishiko, Nara period, Wood with polichromyTodai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0239
Gigaku mask - Suiko - o,Todai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0240  Gigaku Mask, Suiko-Ju, Todai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0241 Illustration of Shoso-in trasure, Edo period, 1833, Ink drawing, Todai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0257
Illustration of Shoso-in trasure, Edo period, 1833, Ink drawing, Todai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0258 Illustration of Shoso-in trasure, Edo period, 1833, Ink drawing, Todai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0259 Portrait of King Fa Zong, Kamakura period, Todai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0260
 Imperial plaque from great west gate, Nara period, Todai-ji Museum, Nara, Japan DSC_0242 Kofuku-ji Temple, Nara, Japan DSC_0330  Kofuku-ji Temple, Nara, Japan DSC_0334
Kofuku-ji Temple, Nara, Japan DSC_0331 Kofuku-ji Temple, Nara, Japan DSC_0332 Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan DSC_0532
Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan DSC_0538 Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan DSC_0535 Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan DSC_0539
 Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan DSC_0550 Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan DSC_0554 Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan DSC_0493
Sand sculpture, Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan DSC_0485 Sand sculpture, Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan DSC_0491 Sand sculpture, Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan DSC_0484
 Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan DSC_0556 Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan DSC_0557 Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan DSC_0496
Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan DSC_0499 Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan DSC_0498 Autumn colors, Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan DSC_0488
 
Autumn colors, Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan DSC_0487 Autumn colors, Ginkakuji Temple, Kyoto, Japan DSC_0495