Long-awaited celebration in Japan

KYOTO, Japan (The Japan News/ANN) - Monks chant sutras before Buddhist statues, including the thousand-armed Kannon Bodhisattva standing statue, in the Kannondo hall of Ninnaji temple in Kyoto on Wednesday. 

Monks chant sutras before Buddhist statues, including the thousand-armed Kannon Bodhisattva standing statue, in the Kannondo hall of Ninnaji temple in Kyoto on Wednesday. The hall underwent an approximately six-year restoration, its first in about 370 years, and was open to the public the same day.

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