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

Takiguchi-dera Temple: A Story Written in Blood!

Takiguchi-dera Temple (小倉山 滝口寺), its on the left side of Giō-ji Temple. A small steep path leads to the entrance. Another dramatic love story and 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 […]

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