Iraphne Childs standing beneath Chionji temple bell, Kyoto, Japan 1973

Childs, Iraphne R. (1973) Iraphne Childs standing beneath Chionji temple bell, Kyoto, Japan 1973. [Image]

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Abstract

Iraphne standing beneath the great bell of Chionji temple on New Year's Eve. On New Year's Eve, according to Buddhist custom, this bell, the largest in Japan, is rung 108 times to alleviate the 108 sins of human beings for the coming year.

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Item Type: Image
Collection: Asia-Pacific Images: 1970s-1990s
Keywords: bells; temples
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2013 13:06
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2014 19:39
Copyright Owner: Copyright Iraphne R. Childs.
Location:
CountryState or RegionCity or Town
JapanKyoto PrefectureKyoto, Chionji Temple
URI: http://digitalcollections.qut.edu.au/id/eprint/825
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