Archive for May 28th, 2012

by / on May 28, 2012 at 2:42 PM / in Higashiyama, Local Gems

The strolling garden of Gansui-no-niwa in Raigo-in Temple!

The strolling garden of Gansui-no-niwa in Raigo-in Temple!, a set on Flickr. One of the sub-temples of Sennyu-ji temple, Raigo-in temple, was reportedly founded by Fujiwara Nobufusa when the court noble became a devout believer in Rev. Gatsuo, the 4th generation abbot of the Sennyu-ji temple, and donated a sub-temple to the high priest. The wooden sitting image of Kojin […]

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by / on May 28, 2012 at 6:56 AM / in Higashiyama, Local Gems, Uncategorized

Hiden-in Temple: Imperial Temple for Prayer!

Hiden-in Temple: Imperial Temple for Prayer!, a set on Flickr. One of the sub-temples of Sennyuji Tmeple, “Hiden-in” was originally a welfare facility for the needy, elderly and orphaned children, and was built in the capital city like Nara before Kyoto became the capital in 794. During the Heian period (794-1192) two Hiden-in existed, one in the East, and the […]

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