Wednesday, August 23, 2006

located on the sky

David’s English
and how old are you
Mr. Turtle?
Mount Fuji

kame dono no ikutsu no toshi zo fuji no yama
by Issa, 1812

The highest and most sacred of Japan's peaks, Mount Fuji, was the home of the great kami-sama or gods. Buddhists believed it was a mystical gateway between earth and heaven.

sakuo Renku
misora ni owasu amida-butu kana

Located on the sky
Amida Buddha
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