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Monks chanting at Daikakuji - an Esoteric Buddhism temple in Saga, Kyoto that was once the villa of Emperor Saga. Monks encircle the pond and temple precincts, chanting at each respective stage.  The temple inherited the beliefs of the monk Kukai also known as Kobo-Daishi.  Also, a school of ikebana, the Saga Goryu, maintains its headquarters in the temple.
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Monks chanting at Daikakuji - an Esoteric Buddhism temple in Saga, Kyoto that was once the villa of Emperor Saga. Monks encircle the pond and temple precincts, chanting at each respective stage. The temple inherited the beliefs of the monk Kukai also known as Kobo-Daishi. Also, a school of ikebana, the Saga Goryu, maintains its headquarters in the temple.