18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A butterfly on the sacred Higan Flower on Phantom Isle

On phantom Isle, a butterfly quietly sit on the sacred Higan Flower around the time of Higan (autumn equinox) when this and another worlds are meeting, while, butterfly connects this and another worlds, given an old Japanese belief

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Date Taken: 09.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Japan
Copyright: © Keiko Sumiki