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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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  • Kobo Daishi temple to temple. Shrine is famous. The thing with yakudoshi in blessings. Shimo Yoshi is Homa tree have burnt, also good to pray, or up on the inside. Always our good-luck charm of the home.
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  • Every year on new year's day is going to, very crowded but fun approach to shops and stores. After first pull the Omikuji (likely rate falls on the evil than other places? ), Look at many stores in your environment, a nice walk at breaks, drink sake motu eating stew and Octopus you can buy as a souvenir. Purchased rice crackers, kuzumochi and good luck in the souvenir shop of the year my Kawasaki Daishi shrine is.
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  • I went for the first time. Get off at Kawasaki-Daishi station, walked. Could get on the wave of people, walking unsteadily and deserted at night and do not know the road is? Bigger than I thought, and souvenirs, I'm also on weekdays was very rich, and there is (lose the Asakusa). Anyway, so I got the purification. Are a lot of people from the reception, staff was excellent. To visit as it was after noon on a weekday, but I was surprised, and so many people have come. Is winter so cold in the Hall, well good luck has been. Now you feel so cleansed, Sutra, Japanese Taiko Drum and Bell sounds echoing in the body. I think it's interesting who attempt to go with memories of Japan, as well as the people of Japan!
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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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