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Kamakura’s Kencho-ji

Exploring the Heights of Zen Buddhism

Donny Kimball
7 min readDec 5, 2019

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A lantern in front of a massive gate at Kamakura’s Kencho-ji temple complex
This story was originally published on donnykimball.com and has been syndicated here on Medium.

It’s no secret that I am a big fan of the coastal town of Kamakura. Way back when I was getting started with sourcing content, the area was a regular haunt for me. Since then, I’ve watched the area sprout into a popular attraction with a fair bit of clout overseas. Seeing Kamakura become rather…

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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/