by / on June 21, 2011 at 2:54 PM / in Arashiyama, Hokyo-in

The Deity of Mercy -Hokyo-in Temple in Kyoto!

Hokyo-in Temple in Kyoto! This Buddhist temple was built by Emperor Shirakawa in Heian Period and originally called Zennyu-ji Zennyu-ji. During the time of the northern and outhern courts, Mokuan, one of the diciples of a Zen master Muso Soseki, restored temple buildings with the patronage of Ashikaga Yoshiakira, The second shogun of the Muromachi shogunate. After Yoshiakira’s death, the […]

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