The Healing Pillar In Nara

Squeezing into the hole at the bottom of the massive ‘healing’ pillar in the Daibutsuden of the Todaiji Temple is said to guarantee your place in Heaven.

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Hi, I'm Madhu. Wanderer. Travel blogger. Story teller. Bitten late and hard by the travel bug, I am on a mission to make up for lost time.

121 thoughts on “The Healing Pillar In Nara

    1. Me too Noortje! It is open at the other end, but the thought of getting stuck is too scary. Appreciate your stopping by to comment πŸ™‚

  1. To get there seems to demand almost complete freedom from self-consciousness – and yogic skill – so I guess if you manage it (after childhood) I can see you’d assuredly achieve peace. Having said that, I’m wondering if, in this new age of self-promotion, lithe adult wrigglers would qualify? πŸ™‚

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