by / on January 20, 2014 at 5:48 PM / in Higashiyama-ku, Matsuri-Festival, Out Of The Box, Temples-Shrines

The Yohiki Kannon-do included in the “Seven Lucky Gods” Pilgrimage!

As you walk from the Raigo-in Temple (来迎院) to the next station you pass through the Sennyū-ji Temple (泉涌寺). As you reach the Daimon gate there is a small sub temple on the side called Yohiki Kannon-do Hall (楊貴妃観音堂-大門). Empress Yang-Avalokitesvara (楊貴妃観音堂) is enshrined here. She is known as the wife of the Emperor Xuan Zong of the Tang dynasty […]

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