The Hokai-ji Temple (法界寺) belongs to the Daigo school of Shingon Buddhism and is also known as Hino Yakushi. The Hokai-ji Temple (法界寺) was founded in 1051 when Sukenari Hino converted the mountain villa of the Hino family into a temple. The Hino family belonged to the powerful Fujiwara Clan who where close to the Imperial Family. Amongst the Hino family members Continue reading «Hokai-ji Temple (法界寺) in Fushimi-ku, Kyoto!»Read more ›
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This is near the Kyo-Bashi bridge in Fushimi and this River (Uji River) was constructed in 1594. Toyotomi Hideyoshi built the inland river port and modified the Uji River to enable transportation of building materials. Today you can get a ride on these pleasure boats called in olden times Sanjikkoku. The canal is in some parts lined with Sakura trees. Continue reading «Benten-Hama by Kyo-Bashi Bridge!»Read more ›