by / on June 21, 2011 at 3:21 PM / in Arashiyama, Jikishi-an

Jikishian Temple in Kyoto!

This is a temple of the Pure Land sect known as Shohozan. It originally belonged to the Obaku School of Buddhism. The Zen master Dokusho, who inherited the teachings of the Zen master Ingen, founder of the Obaku School of Zen Buddhism in Japan, is believed to have first opened the thatched hut called Mosshoan here in 1646. Other halls […]

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