The Kamigamojinja Shinto Shrine gardens were beautiful.
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From Dr. Weil in Japan 2015
This rare tea bowl (considered a national treasure) came from the MOA Museum and is valued at $50,000. I'm glad I didn’t know that until I had finished handling it! Dr. Michael Dixon, chairman of the NHS Alliance in London, is to my left.
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It was an honor to visit and speak with senior monks of the Myoshin-ji Temple in Kyoto, the largest Rinzai Zen Temple in Japan.
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Marukyu Koyamaen tea company in Uji near Kyoto to learn details of producing matcha. Here we are tasting various grades of tencha, the tea that is ground into matcha.
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My shojin ryori (Buddhist temple cuisine) lunch, which I ate with senior monks at the Myoshinji Zen Temple restaurant.
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I visited the beautiful Kamigamojinja Shinto Shrine in Kyoto.
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