Eiheiji, Eiheiji-cho

See a landmark and functional center of Soto Zen Buddhism at Eiheiji, a historic and important temple complex. Founded in 1244 CE by Eihei Dogen, a monk considered the founder of the school in the country, the complex includes a training monastery with more than 200 monks and nuns in residence. The bronze temple bell dates back to 1327, and represents one of the main things to see during a visit to the temple. Upon entry to the temple, you'll be handed a list of rules that must be adhered to at all times during the visit. Plan your visit to Eiheiji and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Eiheiji-cho day trip tool .
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  • Cao Dong Mountain, a temple that opens and holds a normal practice. 30 years ago, the interview, the impression is not bad, vaguely remember at the stage of the wood with the crowd of the crowded and slowly forward. Take a walk in the Cedar Tree folder, not directly into the ladder into the entrance of the General gate, along the path to the next steps, you can see a law like the very kind of visual audio and video on a leaf boat, is the film's point of view. For a visit, a row of automatic ticketing machines seems to be a bit of a violation and a feeling. First to the more shoes, to replace the slippers, plastic bags to install their own shoes, all the way to mention. The entire temple is connected with the seven-Pot, along the mountain, wood staircase, wooden windows, wooden roof truss ancient and natural, the new building handover is also very smooth. The rules of the Yongping temple are as long as the monks can not be photographed, but when the world rain all 鏤箜 empty corridor because of fear of rain splash are covered with white curtain, only from curtain and pillars of the gap glimpse see, photography. In the evening, the visitors have dispersed, the empty 曠 corridor to shoot more artistic conception. The number of monks to take is not a Buddha-tools, but Pan bowl of pots, this is a human road.
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  • Zen master dogen opened 寺永 Temple. The Temple of the Soto Zen Temple in Kyoto that is deep in the mountains. It is a temple can be visited in the snow, connected by walkways seven Temple (Temple). The Bell in the years to come this year is new year's Eve go on NHK TV show is fun.
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  • And also from the Hokuriku Expressway was visited for a long time, so I was worried no parking had to blow. In another world, training there after passing under the gate, surrounded by trees and healing place. Well in this area and located in the breathtaking Cathedral, Japan travel 外senai.
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  • An extraordinarily gorgeous temple and town in Fukui that is guaranteed to amaze. It is a active temple with students and masters regularly performing buddhist ceremonies and living the life style. The grounds are very beautiful and quite spacious. The buildings are positioned in such a way that it would be impossible to leave without a perfect photo. It is also a wheel chair accessible temple with a kind and accommodating staff. The perfect temple experience.
  • Absolutely stunning temple and surroundings. Very different aesthetic style from the colorful temples in Tokyo - everything is more understated. The inside of the temple is just as beautiful. Unlike many temples popular with tourists, this one is still very functional. Monks roam the halls and you can sign up for meditation training.
  • Just beautiful, words can't really describe it. You have to come check this temple out if you're in the area. Please be respectful when you're here.
  • Nice area.
  • Must see a huge cedar tree over 700 years old. That was a heart-touching moment.

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