by / on June 21, 2011 at 10:49 AM / in Arashiyama, Danrin-ji

Beautiful Empress Tachibana Kachiko, founded the Danrin-ji temple!

Danrin-ji: It is said Emperor’s Saga’s wife, Tachibana Kachiko, founded the Danrin-ji temple during early part of the Heian period. The Empress was said to be beautiful in appearance, excelling in woman’s virtue, a lover of arts and science, and was said to have founded a school “Gakken-in” for the Tachibanas. There was a monk from China visiting at this […]

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