by / on June 21, 2011 at 3:45 PM / in Arashiyama, Jojakko-ji temple

The Jewel of Sagano: Jojakko-ji Temple!

This is a Nichiren sect temple. In 1596 Kukyoin Nisshin, The 16th head monk of the Honkoku-ji constructed this temple and lived here in seclusion. It is said that this temple was named Jojakko-ji because the region it occupies on Mt. Oguro-yama is as refined and tranquil as what is depicted in the teachings of the Nichiren sect. In 1620 […]

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