Before you are allowed to wander around Zen Buddhist Saiho-ji’s, stunning moss garden (Kokodera), you must meditate to chanting and write out a sutra (and pay 3,000 Yen). It is all a small price to pay to be able to wander in peace amongst such stunning greenery.
Taken with my Olympus Pen EP-1. Setting: Aperture Priority. Aperture: f8; Shutter: 1/160; ISO: 200.