Saturday, July 19, 2014

Izumo 33 Kannon Pilgrimage Temple 19 Kannon-ji


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Kannonji, the 19th temple of the pilgrimage is just a single, small hall located right next to temple 18.

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It is actually probably much older than Iwakuradera (temple 18) and was probably originally located higher up the mountainside.

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According to the legend the temple was founded by Gyoki, which would make it early 8th Century. The honzon is also attributed to him.


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It is now a Shingon temple.

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