Chikurin-ji (Kōchi)

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Chikurin-ji
竹林寺
Chikurinji Kochi13s3872.jpg
Information
Denomination Shingon
Venerated Monju Bosatsu
Founded early 8th century
Founder(s) Gyōki
Address Kōchi, Kōchi-ken
Country Japan

Chikurin-ji (竹林寺?) is a Shingon temple in Kōchi, Kōchi Prefecture, Japan. Temple 31 on the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage, the main image is of Monju Bosatsu. The temple is said to have been founded by Gyōki in the early eighth century.[1][2]

The temple houses a number of important sculptures and its late Edo-period gardens are a Natural Monument.[3]

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  1. ^ Miyata, Taisen (2006). The 88 Temples of Shikoku Island, Japan. Koyasan Buddhist Temple, Los Angeles. p. 77. 
  2. ^ Miyazaki, Tateki (2004). Shikoku henro hitori aruki dōgyō-ninin. Matsuyama. p. 55. 
  3. ^ "Chikurinji - Gardens". Kōchi City. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Chikurinji - Hondō". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Chikurinji - Hondō". Kōchi Prefecture. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  6. ^ "Chikurinji - Hondō". Kōchi City. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  7. ^ "Chikurinji - Kyakuden". Kōchi City. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  8. ^ "Chikurinji - Monju Bosatsu". Kōchi City. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  9. ^ "Chikurinji - Amida". Kōchi City. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  10. ^ "Chikurinji - Tamonten & Zōchōten". Kōchi City. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  11. ^ "Chikurinji - Yakushi". Kōchi City. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  12. ^ "Chikurinji - Jūichimen Kannon". Kōchi City. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  13. ^ "Chikurinji - Shaka Nyorai". Kōchi City. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  14. ^ "Chikurinji - Seishi Bosatsu". Kōchi City. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  15. ^ "Chikurinji - Daiitoku Myōō". Kōchi City. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  16. ^ "Chikurinji - Aizen Myōō". Kōchi City. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  17. ^ "Chikurinji - Senjū Kannon". Kōchi City. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  18. ^ "Chikurinji - Amida Nyorai". Kōchi City. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  19. ^ "Chikurinji - Byakue Kannon". Kōchi City. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  20. ^ "Chikurinji - Batō Kannon". Kōchi City. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  21. ^ "Chikurinji - Dainichi Nyorai". Kōchi City. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  22. ^ "Chikurinji - Kakebotoke". Kōchi City. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  23. ^ "Chikurinji - Bell". Kōchi City. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 

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Coordinates: 33°32′47.8″N 133°34′38.9″E / 33.546611°N 133.577472°E / 33.546611; 133.577472