The grand finale of the 熊野古道 Kumano Kodō prilgimage was a close-up view of the 那智滝Nachi Waterfall at the 飛瀧神社Hiro Jinja Shinto Shrine.
Walking the Kumano Kodō 熊野古道- Kumano Hongū Taisha 熊野本宮大社-
Walking the Kumano Kodo beings at 熊野本宮大社, Kumano Hongū Taisha. It serves as the head shrine of more than 3,000 Kumano shrines across Japan and is part of the san-zen - three famous shrines that cover the route. Hongu Taisha enshrines its own deity and the deities of the other two Kumano shrines, Hayatama Taisha, Nachi Taisha, as well asthe sun goddess Amaterasu.
八咫烏 Yatagarasu – The Three-Legged Crow of Japanese Mythology – With Photos and Haiku
The divine messenger of the sun, the crow, is exemplified in Yatagarasu, the three-legged crow in Japanese mythology. With photos and haiku by Sydney Solis.
Inunakiyama Tohorinji Temple犬鳴山轉法輪寺, Nara – Haiku and Photos
First stop on the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage was an unexpected and little known one at the Inukaiyama Hohonen-ji founded by Kūkai in Nara. Inunakiyama Tohorinji Temple犬鳴山轉法輪寺