Vulture’s Peek

Vulture’s Peek

Carpe Diem #1821 Ryozenji (the first temple)

Vulture’s Peek is said to be the second holiest place in Buddhism.  The budda use to sit below the mountain peek at the entrance of a cavern in retreat and teaching and in meditation. The peek  is. also inhabited by many vultures.  At one time a small temple stood there.



above the Buddha’s head
circling vultures rise slowly
mountain peek still

prayers lifts on the wind
spreading outward to heaven