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Buddhist Church Betsuin
Name:Buddhist Church Betsuin 



 
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Address:630 North 5th Street 
Mailing Address: 
City:San Jose 
State:California 
Postal Code:95112 
Country:UNITED STATES 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=37.349572; long=-121.894917
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Weather:current weather 
Phone:+1.408.293.9293 
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Designer(s): 
Contruction Date:1958 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
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Added to JGarden:1/1/1999 
Last Updated:7/8/2000 
JGarden Description:This garden is sited on a small plot in from of the main hall of the San Jose Buddhist Church in the heart of Nihonmachi. It includes a koi pond, pagodas, a small bridge, and topiaried plants. 




The pond water
Reflects the fragrance
Of perfect Andromeda flowers.
Let me put them in my sleeve.



Ike mizu ni
Kage sae miete
Saki niou
Ashibi no hana o
Sode ni kokire na

  Otomo no Yakamochi
  Manyôshuû, vol. 20, no. 4512
  trans. by M.V. Otake

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