The Temple of the Golden Pavilion



A Hopeless Stutterer, Taunted By His Schoolmates, Mizoguchi Feels Utterly Alone Until He Becomes An Acolyte At A Famous Temple In Kyoto But He Quickly Becomes Obsessed With The Temple S Beauty, And Cannot Live In Peace As Long As It Exists.The Temple of the Golden Pavilion

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  • Paperback
  • 240 pages
  • The Temple of the Golden Pavilion
  • Yukio Mishima
  • English
  • 17 July 2017
  • 014018161X

10 thoughts on “The Temple of the Golden Pavilion

  1. says:

    This story by Mishima is a beautiful tale about obsession and how it destroys the bearer It is a fable loosely based on the true story of the burning of the Kinka kuji temple in Kyoto I visited it once it is absolutely sublime A must read for entering into the awesome universe of Mishima s writing.

  2. says:

    Oh yes, you do so want to read this novel I would mark the following synopsis as a spoiler, but all is revealed in the introduction, and the events that inspired the book are about as big a mystery for the Japanese as what happened to the Titanic is to Westerners anyway, so don t go getting all sore with me like I m maliciously ruining all your fun We are being multicultural and pretending we already knew about this major historical event before hearing of and reading Mishima s novel Who s Oh yes, you do so want to read this novel I would mark the following synopsis as a spoiler, but all is revealed in the introduction, and the events that inspired the book are about as big a mystery for the Japanese as what happened to the Titanic is to Westerners anyway, so don t go getting all sore with me like I m maliciously ruining all your fun We are being multicultural and pretending we already knew about this major historical event before hearing of and reading Mishima s novel Who s with me Then proceed Mizoguchi, Zen acolyte and aspiring spiritual figurehead of the centuries old Golden Temple in Kyoto, develops a pathological reverence for and inevitable hatred of his place of worship Even well before Mizoguchi arrives in Kyoto, he positions the Golden Temple in his mind as his only gauge of b...

  3. says:

    I have twice in the past tried to read Mishima, firstly Spring Snow which at the time for what ever reason just couldn t seem to get into it, although will definitely return there in due course Secondly had a go at The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With The Sea but didn t like his nihilistic portrayal of youth The Temple of the Golden Pavilion was faraccessible and enticing, but still retained a serious and disturbing tone Based on this evidence, Mishima was somebody that held traditio I have twice in the past tried to read Mishima, firstly Spring Snow which at the time for what ever reason just couldn t seem to get into it, althou...

  4. says:

    On 1 July 1950, during the Allied Occupation of Japan, a Buddhist monk by the name of Yoken Hayashi set fire to the Kinkaku ji, or, as it is known in English The Temple of the Golden Pavilion Yoken was a man of little consequence a character in history, who, had he not committed such an acrimonious act, would not have been remembered today He suffered from a debilitating stutter, and was considered ugly by many of his pee...

  5. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here The Temple of the Golden Pavilion traces the curious relationship between a young stuttering priest named Mizoguchi and the Golden Pavilion, from the time when his father first introduces him to the serene and incomparable beauty of the temple, to the moment when, having finally destroyed it, he smokes a cigarette in an almost post coital act of defiance Until this last dramatic act, the Golden Pavilion has dominated MIzugushi s life, ...

  6. says:

    To make one Mishima take one dehydrated Dostoevsky remove all hair and whiskers go all the way give old Dos a full Brazilian then polish to a steely sheen carefully remove the heart and brain take the heart between both hands and squeeze, using occult Buddhist techniques, until the heart s emotional essence is drop by drop converted into intellectual conceits collect these drops and add to brain replace squeezed out Dostoevsky heart with something pitiless rehydrate with fanaticism and To make one Mishima take one dehydrated Dostoevsky remove all hair and whiskers go all the way give old Dos a full Brazilian then polish to a steely sh...

  7. says:

    Alt n K k Tap na yap s yla bir st kurmaca zelli i ta rken, asl nda yazar n b t n eserlerinde g rd m z kendisi merkezli bir roman Konusunu, 1950 senesinde, Kyoto da ya anan ger ek bir olaydan alan kitap Mishima n n elinde ok katmanl , karanl k bir d nme eklinin g sterisi haline gelmi Bu Denizi Yitiren Denizci den al k n oldu umuz bir ey asl nda, ancak orada hikayenin kont rlerini ok iyi izen Mishima, Noburo karakteri zerinden yo un...

  8. says:

    This book made me think of a term I learned in a psychology class called eidetic memory a short look over at wikipedia will give a bit of a misleading definition Eidetic memory, at least in the form that I learned it, is the short term, instantaneous memory of visual images that, under certain theories, is stored for a very brief period of time before transferring into long term memory store The effects of eidetic memory can be shown in a number of ways, but most famous is the optical illusio This book made me think of a term I learned in a psychology class called eidetic memory a short look over at wikipedia will give a bit of a misleading definition Eidetic memory, at least in the form that I learned it, is the short term, instantaneous memory of visual images that, under certain theories, is stored for a very brief period of time before transferring into long term memory store The effects of eidetic memory can be shown in a number of ways, but most famous is the optical illusion of staring at an amorphous image for 30 seconds and looking away to see the image of jesus imprinted on the lens of your eyesight Other examples include an american flag, pictures of presidents, etc All that i...

  9. says:

    san r m mi ima okuman n en g sel yan insan derinliklerine ba ka samimi ve lirik bakmak..

  10. says:

    M zik r yaya benzeyen bir ey Ayn zamanda da r yan n tam z dd bir ey, s radan uyan k saatlerimizden farkl olarak zel bir bilin lilik haline benziyorYazma eylemlerinin i erisinde san r m en kutsal olan , gelene i, co rafyas ve insan hissiyle etraf n saran t m pencerelerden tarihi g r p anlatabilmektir. Mi ima japon edebiyat nda okudu um ikinci yazar oldu Kendisi hakk nda daha nce hi bir c mle okumam olmama ra men ki bu daha g zelle tirdi yazm olduklar yla, elleriM zik r yaya benzeyen bir ey Ayn zamanda da r yan n tam z dd bir ey, s radan uyan k saatlerimizden farkl olarak zel bir bilin lilik haline benziyorYazma eylemlerinin i erisinde san r m en kutsal olan , gelene i, co rafyas ve insan hissiyle etraf n saran t m pencerelerden tarihi g r p anlatabilmektir. Mi ima japon edebiyat nda okudu um ikinci yazar oldu Kendisi hakk nda daha nce hi bir c mle okumam olmama ra men ki bu daha g zelle tirdi yazm olduklar yla, ellerimin aras nda c mle c mle b y yen anlat m zenginli iyle, hem kendi zihnini ke fetmemi hem de ya ad floray kusursuzca tan mam sa lad. Ba tan aya a, i ten d a tabirlerinin yak t ne kadar manevi yakla m varsa, yazar n sade, g l ve bir o kadar da derin anlat m g c yle, sayfalar aras nda b l m b l m sizi e ikten bir di erine ge iriyor Mi ima, kaleminin i erisine insan n en temel ya am prensiplerinden olan yolculuk felsefesinin kodlar n s k t rm gibi Karakterini, aile, kendi i d nyas ve fiziksel d nyevi a mazlarla...

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