1135Re: [SCA-JML] hellooooo
- May 8 3:22 AMOn Mon, 1 May 2000, Anthony J. Bryant wrote:
> Now, on the other hand, you can build a *real* small shrine (typically about theOkay, I've been looking through my own pictures, but it doesn't help that
> size of a portable TV) in the garden; there are several different styles of
> yashira you can use, depending on how talented/ambitious you are, and how much
> you want to blow on decoration. You don't need a torii per se (you can use a
> knotted rope with streamers instead). If you want to make the standing yashira,
> a torii just wide enough to admit you and just tall enough that you don't have
> to stoop leading to a six foot path in front of it wouldn't be too odd.
I'm not sure what I'm looking for. As usual when I just ask someone
'what's a yashira?' they look at me for a second and then proceed to ask
if I meant 'yashiro' or 'kashira' or some other word. So I'm asking you,
what is a yashira, more precisely?
If it is those stone lanterns and whatnot, I've plenty of pictures of
those. Regardless, here are the links to what pictures I have of Japanese
gardens. Unfortunately, the pictures are a tad large in most cases.
http://mercury.skilak.net/~logan/photos/niwa.JPG (A small garden behind a
http://mercury.skilak.net/~logan/photos/Kenrokuen/ (My pictures from
Most of my pictures can be found at mercury.skilak.net/~logan/photos/
except for those that haven't been scanned in--a problem I cannot easily
remedy as I don't currently have any more space on that particular
server. I'm working on a more user-friendly tour of the site, but there
are more pressing matters at hand.
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