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What are they praying for ?

Posted by
Hiro (Kyoto, Japan) on 26 March 2020 in Lifestyle & Culture.

I found them through the blossom curtain in the Japanese Shinto Shrine. What were they praying for ? Maybe convergence of epidemics ?
March 20, 2020 @向日神社

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II 1/160 second F/4.0 ISO 125 13 mm

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Stu from From Scotland | Working in Kyoto, Japan

Beautiful! I visited Muko Shrine a couple of years ago.

26 Mar 2020 5:41am

@Stu: The cherry blossoms on the approach road will be in full bloom in a few days.

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Beautiful place to praying

26 Mar 2020 6:39am

Maryse from bordeaux, France

Effectivement, une bonne raison de prier en ce moment (pour ceux qui croient bien sûr) !
Très joli ce rideau de fleurs !
Bonne journée Hiro

26 Mar 2020 6:43am

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

la statue a l'air de rire...
JP

26 Mar 2020 7:24am

Gérard from Allauch, France

Like flowers, prayer can help keep hope alive.

26 Mar 2020 8:17am

Captain Creation from Saint Nazaire. Pays de la Loire., France

Ce lieu de recueil est vraiment magnifique, le premier plan floral es très beau.

26 Mar 2020 8:30am

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

Superb composition with the flowers curtain ! yes, a good reason to pray in this time !

26 Mar 2020 8:42am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

beau ce rose on y sent la vie

26 Mar 2020 9:39am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

beautifully framed with the blossom

26 Mar 2020 9:57am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

A splendid composition with the flower's curtain .Perhaps thank for life and the beauty of nature...

26 Mar 2020 10:12am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

A superb image Hiro. There is so much to pray for.

26 Mar 2020 10:48am

jean pierre from Paris, France

superbe lieu!! amts

26 Mar 2020 11:18am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

The end of the pandemic?

26 Mar 2020 12:46pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Very nice composition and scene, I like it very much! Let's hope their prayer is heard!

26 Mar 2020 1:13pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Beautifully composed. But no social disrancing.

26 Mar 2020 2:52pm

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

I hope for healthy. Beautiful picture!

26 Mar 2020 2:54pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful standouts against the temple's wood design! I hope they pray for a quick recovery from COVID-19.

26 Mar 2020 2:59pm

Claudiel from belgium, Belgium

Perfect contrast between the foreground and the main stage

26 Mar 2020 3:52pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

Lovely !!!!

26 Mar 2020 5:33pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Well captured.

26 Mar 2020 6:55pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

They are praying for the family's safety and good health. Such a beautiful and hopeful image.

26 Mar 2020 8:15pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

all the elements put the humans to scale

27 Mar 2020 12:03am