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Hōrin ji (Kyoto)

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Hōrin-ji (Kyoto)
Address  16 Arashiyama Kokuzoyamacho, Nishikyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 616-0006, Japan
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Hōrin-ji (法輪寺, the ‘temple of the Dharma Wheel’) is a Shingon Buddhist temple in Arashiyama, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. The honorary sangō prefix is Chifuku-san (智福山). The temple is said to have been constructed by Gyōki in 713 AD, and was originally named Kadonoi-dera (葛井寺). It is dedicated to Ākāśagarbha, the bodhisattva of the boundless space.

It is one of the Thirteen Buddhist Sites of Kyoto.

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Hōrin-ji (Kyoto) Wikipedia


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