On a hanging bell

Staying while he sleeps, 

A butterfly!


Bell towers are an important part of a temple. After cleansing hands and mouth at the temple entrance, the pilgrim announces the arrival by ringing the bell. Hitting the huge bell with the wooden beam and listen to the deep belly sound slowly disappearing  is one of my favorite things in a temple. 

The photo of the bell tower I took at the Ni-ike pond before Jinnein, temple 68.There are many other temples and shrines despite the 88 temples along the way.