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Kawasaki Daishi Heiken-ji Temple, Kawasaki
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Pay a visit to Kawasaki Daishi Heiken-ji Temple, a Buddhist temple known as the headquarters of the Chizan sect of Shingon Buddhism. Founded in 1128, the large temple complex features an imposing main hall--destroyed by fire in 1945 and rebuilt in 1964--made from steel and concrete in the style of the previous Heian period. Chief among the objects of worship at the temple remains the image of a Buddhist priest, Kukai, a man considered the chief driving force behind the spread of Shingon Buddhism in the country. Using our online itinerary creator, Kawasaki attractions like Kawasaki Daishi Heiken-ji Temple can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Heikenji is popularly known as Kawasaki Daishi. Daishi means “Great Tutor” and it is a title given to venerated monks. A wooden statue of Kōbō-Daishi is the principle object of worship at this temple,...  more »
  • Kawasaki-Daishi station through the Nakamise, head to heikenji Temple. Nakamise, Dharma, くずもち, candy, with lively. Is a large temple and shrine is well known.
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  • There are various annual events. I think to see on the home page, but:-) quite a few people more when the event will seem very well staff thought would enjoy quite well in the first. The temple would try through the so far not changed that much, but a little different kind depending on the store to try and find new and fun. It is too much hurry, turns slowly.
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  • Founded in 1128, it is the headquarters of the Chizan sect of Shingon Buddhism. I visited the Kawasaki Daishi for the new year. An interesting alternative to other famous temples around Tokyo.
  • 平日に行きました。人が少なかったです。
  • Street is mostly empty if visit on working days.
  • ふりんが大好き(⌒▽⌒)
  • In 2016 / 8 / 20 received Typhoon approaching downpour, pilgrims, most do not. At Kawasaki Daishi Temple more than one. Today I did triple pilgrimage Kanto kasyo Numata, Numata of Tamagawa 八十八, pilgrimage and Kanto 36 fixed pilgrimage-pilgrimage 7. What is candy shops have keep average return of heavy rain along the approach road, take care dry a bunch of nokyo-Sho, I walked my aunt said and gave out a plastic bag. It made me really happy. Come back here again!
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