- Celestial guardian king (Komokuten): Detail of one of the protective celestial guardian devas in Tōdai-ji Temple in Nara, Japan.
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Great Buddha, Todai-ji Temple, Japan
This is a front view of the Great Buddha statue of Todai-ji "Great Eastern") Temple in Nara, Japan. Tōdai-ji is a Buddhist temple complex located in the city of Nara, Japan. Its Great Buddha Hall houses the world's largest bronze statue of the Buddha Vairocana, known in Japanese simply as Daibutsu. The temple also serves as the Japanese headquarters of the Kegon School of Buddhism.
Pacifica Radio Los Angeles airs talks by the great British Buddhist teacher (philosopher-entertainer) Alan Watts every Sunday morning at 8:00 am. Those talks are then made available through the AUDIO ARCHIVES for 90 days following broadcast. It is "Buddhist Radio" for Los Angeles followed by a full night of Buddhist and other spiritual programming on Tuesday through Friday (but especially Thursday) nights from 3:00-6:00 am (and in the archives the following day) for Roy of Hollywood's show, "Something's Happening."