Pure Blue Lotus at the Beach

Pure Blue Lotus (47Kb)

In the 1st year of Jyo'o (1222), in the times of the 85th Mikado, Gohorikawa, at the beach of Kominato, Awa, Japan, many pure blue lotuses were in flower. People wondered why in this season and why at the beach, and joyfully said, "Some great happiness must come soon after such an auspicious phenomenon!"