Monday, December 23, 2013

Kawasaki Daishi

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Kawasaki Daishi (川崎大師 Kawasaki Daishi?) is the informal name of Heiken-ji(平間寺 Heiken-ji?) in KawasakiJapan. Founded in 1128, it is the headquarters of the Chizan sect of Shingon Buddhism. Kawasaki Daishi is a popular temple for hatsumōde (the first visit to a place of worship in the new year). In 2006, 2.72 million people engaged in hatsumōde here, the third largest figure in Japan and the largest in Kanagawa Prefecture.
-Source from Wikipedia-

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To avoid the crowd, we came before New Year. Hehe!

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Bought Sekitome Candy to stop cough!

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Had Hokkaido Premium soft cream in such cold weather at Mini Stop after visiting to temple.
Taste good! Love the thick taste of milk!

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Bought this famous kuzumochi at Kawasaki Daishi. Hehe!

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The way to serve kuzumochi is with plenty of black sugar syrup and kinako! Like this!


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