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妙満寺と釣鐘の伝説/A story of a bell in Myomanji Temple

先日、#妙満寺 を訪問する機会がありました。

Recently I've visited #Myomanji Temple.

妙満寺山門/ gate at Myomanji


In this Myomanji Temple has a dry garden known as "The Garden of Snow." The name came from the beautiful scenery with covering snow in winter.

妙満寺雪の庭/ Myomanji


And there is one more thing which many people pay attention to.


A bell.

妙満寺の釣鐘/ bell at Myomanji


I'd like to share a story of this bell. It's a common story with Noh traditional dance and other many arts.


Long time ago, a monk was on a pilgrimage to a shrine in a mountain. He asked a house on the way for one night's lodging. When he was about to sleep, the lady in the house came to