Friday, February 15, 2013

Onomichi temple walk Houdo-ji


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The path to the second tempel on Onomichis' temple walk is easy to follow and narrow

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Like the temples and houses of Onomichi, the graveyards are crowded together...

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Founded in 1387, Houdo-ji now belongs to the Jodo sect (Pure land). The bell in the bell tower dates  from the end of the 15th century.

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The main deity enshrined here is Amida Nyorai.

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