Koyasan bell

Dublin Core

Title

Koyasan bell

Subject

Religions-Sites; Religions-Buddhism; Arts-Architecture

Description

The high roof covers a large bronze bell that is rung hourly. It can be heard throughout the entire town. When Kukai founded Koyasan in the early ninth century, he sought contributions to build a similar bell and argued that temple bells are a vital part of the community.

Date

7/7/2002

Contributor

Gardiner, David L. , 1957-
Colorado College

Rights

Materials may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only. Acknowledgment to be given to the IDEAS image database and the photographer. Photographer retains copyright.

Format

image/jpeg

Type

still image

Identifier

cocjpn000237
cocrejpn0237

Coverage

Japan
Wakayama (Prefecture), Koyasan (inhabited place)
1080336
34.216667
135.583333

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

640 w x 480 h, 72 ppi

Files

https://s3.amazonaws.com/omeka-net/9473/archive/files/5c8f91d4c5f19443a2fbcc80d3f28c0b.jpg

Citation

“Koyasan bell,” ASIANetwork IDEAS Project, accessed December 17, 2017, http://www.ideasproject.org/items/show/4356.