by / on June 21, 2011 at 6:13 PM / in Arashiyama, Takiguchi-dera

Takiguchi-dera temple: A story written in Blood!

Saito Tokiyori was one of Taira-no-Shigemori’s retainers. Tokiyori saw Kenrei Monin’s lady-in-waiting, Yokobue, dance during a flower-viewing party and decided he wanted her for his wife. Refused permission, Tokiyori renounced the world and became a priest in Sanpo-ji, a sub-temple of Ojo-in Temple. Yokobue went to see Tokiyori, but he refused to meet her as he had already taken his […]

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