Hokongo-in Temple, Kyoto

Situated in western Kyoto, Hokongo-in is a Ritsu sect temple famous for its lotus blossoms in summer.

Hokongoin Temple Heron Tree

Heron beneath a pine tree at Hokongoin Temple.

The temple's treasures include a Juichimen Kannon and enormous seated statues of Amida and Jizo.

Hokongoin Temple Kannon

Hokongoin Temple's Juichimen Kannon.

Hokongoin Temple Pond

Pond at Hokongoin Temple.

Hokongoin Temple Flowers

Flowers in front of Hokongoin.

Hokongoin Temple Heron Pond

Heron beside the pond at Hokongoin Temple.