Autumn Japan Day 11

It’s shopping and eating in Osaka. The glitzy and noisy and quirky Osaka dotonbori shopping street.

It’s like a huge carnival.

I visited the America Mura side of dotonbori. Had takoyaki at this stall.

Just opposite the small triangle park in America mura.

Egg and mayo. Piping hot takoyaki eaten in the cold autumn breeze is best.

Then lunch at Egg n Things. I like the pancakes because the sweetness had been adjusted to the Japanese tastebuds (I think) not too sweet or too heavy.

Then I wandered to Kuromon Ichiba Market.

Couldn’t resist the BBQ scallop when I saw a queue forming.

This area has very fresh and reasonably priced seafood. Some stores even offer to cook your seafood purchases.

Autumn colors

The gingko alley has not turned completely yellow yet.

And right in the dontonburi is a small but unique temple.

The statue of acala had been completely covered in moss due to the constant water being poured on the statue as an act of offering. Imagine the number of worshipper needed to keep the stone statue constantly wet.


My Buddhist name is Ratna Jamyang Puntsog. I first encountered Buddhism in this life when I was 12. Formally took ceremonial refuge in the triple gem when I was 19. I believe the different spiritual methods were taught by Buddha to suit various beings who each have their own unique characteristic. The various sects and practices that arose are just a naming convention invented by disciples out of communication necessity. Had read and studied different forms of Buddhism. Volunteered in Buddhist organization. Until it last, I hope to share my views on Buddhism and find like minded practitioners around the world. May we practice Buddha's instruction together and connect through cyber space!

3 comments on “Autumn Japan Day 11

  1. Amazing 😊

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  2. Jamyang, another little trip for me to Japan, thank you for taking me there, through your images. I just love how indulge in this delicious looking food


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