by Richard Pennick, Yahoo News, February 1, 2016
Richard Pennick stays in an historic centre of Shingon Buddhism
Koyasan, Japan -- It is a place of tranquil beauty. Moss-covered tombs and headstones lean at odd angles, tilted by intruding roots. A forest of giant cedars has grown up over the centuries around the stone memorials. I am walking through the ancient Okunoin Cemetery.