While on my recent trip to Yamaguchi searching out the autumn colors I came across another unusual Fudo Myo. This statue is at the base of the steps leading up to Ryuzoji, and as you can see he has absolutely nothing in either hand. His hands appear to be in a mudra, which are the hand positions that Buddhas and other Buddhist deities use, often to indicate the nature of the particular figure
Source: deep kyoto
Many thanks to Juliet Knapp of Kyoto Experiment for letting us know about this upcoming event.
Dumb Type Premiere “2020” at ROHM Theatre Kyoto 2020.3.28 (SAT) – 3.29 (SUN)
Legendary multimedia performance group Dumb Type have announced that the premiere of their first new work in 18 years will take place at Kyoto’s ROHM Theatre this coming March.
Comprising a diverse membership drawn from video, visual art, architecture, dance, design, music computer programming, Dumb Type was founded in 1984 and has since established a reputation at home and abroad for its multimedia performances and installations whose main creative figures and approaches shift each time. This performance marks its first new work since “Voyage” in 2002.
KYOTO STEAM – International Arts × Science Festival – 2020
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Partners Information: Fancy taking a ride on a steam locomotive? You can on the SL Taiju, which operates in the Nikko/Kinugawa Onsen area.
Tobu Railway stopped operating steam locomotives in 1966, but in order to revitalise the Nikko/Kinugawa area, SL Taiju resumed operations in 2017.
The train runs from Nikko Shimoimaichi Station to Kinugawa Onsen Station.
Take a trip on the SL Taiju and experience the powerful sound of steam. Try an exclusive SL Taiju boxed (bento) meal.
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Partners Information: Tokyo Skytree Town will open an ice skating rink on Saturday, 4 January 2020.
This winter, enjoy ice skating with a view of Tokyo Skytree!
There’s an economical ticket which includes entry to Tokyo Skytree’s observation decks.
Saturday, 4 January to Sunday, 8 March 2020
Monday to Thursday: 11am – 8pm
Friday, Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 11am – 9pm
Tokyo Skytree Town 4F Sky Arena
Adults: 1,600 yen (including tax), Children (Middle school and younger): 900 yen (including tax)
Partners Information: This winter, Nikko City is running a winter promotion for international tourists.
For 32 days only, from 23 January to 23 February 2020, enjoy special events and services.
Free admission for Edo Wonderland
Free admission for Tobu World Square
*Show your passport and the brochure at participating facilities to enjoy the discounts and other benefits