2014/03/14

Enkyo-Ji

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Enkyooji 円鏡寺 Enkyo-Ji

Kitagata-cho, Gifu Prefecture - 岐阜県本巣郡北方町北方1345-1



The Mino Thirty-three Kannon (美濃三十三観音, Mino Sanjūsan Kannon) are a collection of Buddhist temples in southern Gifu Prefecture, Japan. The name is derived from Mino Province, the former name for the area.
The list was originally created during the mid-Edo period.
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Enkyo-Ji is Nr. 19.



. Fudo Myo-O / Acala Vidyârâja 不動明王 .



Carved by Kukai himself.

Founded in 811 by Kobo Daishi Kukai on behalf of Emperor Saga Tenno.
With a statue of Fudo Myo-O in the hall dedicated to Kukai.


The famous Kannon statue 正観音立像
- source : www8.ocn.ne.jp/~enkyouji


The famous old tree 夫婦和合のモチ
mochi no ki - of the Aquifoliaceae (plant family); holly
- source : www8.ocn.ne.jp/~enkyouji


Homepage of the temple :
- source : www8.ocn.ne.jp/~enkyouji



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