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Azalea bushes at Shiofune Kannon Temple, Tokyo, Japan The temple is dedicated to the bodhisattva Kannon (Avalokitesvara). According to legend, a statue of the Kannon was found in the Sumida River in 628 by two fishermen, the brothers Hinokuma Hamanari and Hinokuma Takenari. The chief of their village, Hajino Nakamoto, recognized the sanctity of the statue and enshrined it by remodeling his own house into a small temple in Asakusa, so that the villagers could worship the Kannon. The first…
75 places so colorful it’s hard to believe they’re real [pics]
These places possess such incredible and unusual colors it’s hard to believe they exist.