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Kinryu-no-mai (Golden Dragon Dance) – Asakusa Temple, Tokyo, Japan

Sensoji in Asakusa is Tokyo’s oldest temple where the image of the temple’s gold Goddess of Mercy (Kannon) is enshrined.  The official temple name for Sensoji Temple is Kinryuzan (Mountain of Golden Dragon) and this name comes from a tale about a golden dragon. According to the legend, 1000 pine trees suddenly appeared overnight near […]

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August 19, 2012 - 11:16 am

Arif - Thank you very much. I am happy you liked it.

August 13, 2012 - 12:07 pm

David Vorwald - Just wish to say your article is astonishing.