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Why Buddhist Temples Forbid Photography

Donny Kimball
4 min readJul 12, 2019

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A Buddhist monk gets ready to do his regular chanting at a temple in Japan

Alright, I’m going to be frank and state that I just really don’t have the free time required to pump out a Japan area guide this week. While I wish this weren’t the case, life occasionally has a way of intervening with the best laid plans of mice and men (or so they say). Still, with the little tidbits of time that I can cobble together here and there while on the…

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/