Monday, June 15, 2015

Fudo Myo-o at Myo-o-in


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High on Mount Wakasugiyama near Sasaguri in Fukuoka is Myooin.

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According to the legend it was under the waterfall here that Kukai (Kobo Daishi) practised austerities after he returned from China.

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Not surprisingly there are dozens of statues of Fudo here.

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Inside the main hall there were also many statues of Fudo and there were also many other statues of deities and boddhistavas.

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The final photo is actually at Monju-in a temple literally next door to Myoo-in

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