2014-08-21

Shrine and Komainu

Japanese komainu (狛犬) or so-called lion-shaped guardian dog.
Pentax K-50, 1 sec., f/5.6, ISO 400
#komainu #shrine #Shinto #Japan #liondog #狛犬 #神社
Offertory box [saisenbako] (賽銭箱) for making cash donations to the shrine and rope for ringing a bell when sending your prayer to the deity.
賽銭箱の近くにある鈴を鳴らす。(Ring a bell near the offering box
Pentax K-50, 1/40 sec., f/5.6, ISO 400
#saisenbako #offertory box# #rope #bell #shrine #Shinto #Japan #賽銭箱 ##神社

Japanese komainu (狛犬) or so-called lion-shaped guardian dog.
Pentax K-50, 1/15 sec., f/3.5, ISO 400
#komainu #shrine #Shinto #Japan #liondog #狛犬 #神社 

Japanese komainu (狛犬) or so-called lion-shaped guardian dog.
Pentax K-50, 1/30 sec., f/4.5, ISO 400
#komainu #shrine #Shinto #Japan #liondog #狛犬 #神社 

Temizuya [手水舎]. A shrine facility for cleaning your hands and rinsing you mouth before praying or worshiping. The water basin is below the paper streamers. 参拝に際し、水で手や口を清める場所。 
Pentax K-50, 1 sec., f/4.5, ISO 400
#temizuya #fountain #covering #Shinto #shrine #手水舎 #神社

Offertory box [saisenbako] (賽銭箱) for making cash donations to the shrine and rope for ringing a bell when sending your prayer to the deity.
賽銭箱の近くにある鈴を鳴らす。(Ring a bell near the offering box
Pentax K-50, 1/3 sec., f/5.6, ISO 1600
#saisenbako #offertory box# #rope #bell #shrine #Shinto #Japan #賽銭箱 ##神社


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