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Shūgakuin Rikyū
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Shugakuin.
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Shugakuin.
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Shugakuin screen.
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Shugakuin.
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Shugakuin.
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Shugakuin.
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Shugakuin.
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Covered bridge at Shugakuin.
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View over pond at Shugakuin.
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View of pond at Shugakuin.
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Shugakuin.
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Farm near entrance to Shugakuin.
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Shugakuin.
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Shugakuin.
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Shugakuin.
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Shugakuin
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Shugakuin
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Shugakuin
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Shugakuin
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Shugakuin
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Shugakuin
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Shugakuin
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Shugakuin
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Shugakuin
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Shugakuin
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Shugakuin
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Shugakuin
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Shugakuin Middle Villa
Photo: Alan Tarver

Shugakuin Upper Villa
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Shugakuin Upper Villa
Photo: Alan Tarver



Since before anyone remembers
It has been clear
Shining like silver
Though the moonlight penetrates it and the wind ruffles it
No trace of either remains.
Today I would not dare to expound the secret of the stream bed
But I can tell you
That the blue dragon is coiled there.

  Muso Soseki
  trans. by W.S. Merwin and Soiku Shigematsu
  14th century

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