The following sepia photographs come from early 1900’s Okinawa.

couple portrait      



sepia photos, credit:  Rob Oechsle Collection


Okinawan houses with tiled roofs photographed in more recent times.

photo credit:  Marian Oshiro


Bijapur Indosan Sogenji Zen Monastery


On the left, walking meditation in progress, and right, the author with monastery’s head monk and other Zen practitioners.