Buddhist Shrine, Kyoto

Buddhist Shrine, Kyoto, originally uploaded by Eric Jeschke.
A Buddhist along the river in Kyoto. Note the “sauwastika” (left facing version of a swastika). This symbol had peaceful religious meaning long before the nazis adopted the right-facing version.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sauwastika

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