Dainichi-ji (Itano)

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Dainichi-ji

Dainichi-ji (大日寺?) is a Tōji Shingon temple in Itano, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan. Temple 4 on the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage, the main image is of Dainichi Nyorai. The temple is said to have been founded by Kōbō Daishi, who carved the image.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Miyata, Taisen (2006). The 88 Temples of Shikoku Island, Japan. Koyasan Buddhist Temple, Los Angeles. p. 47. 
  2. ^ Miyazaki, Tateki (2004). Shikoku henro hitori aruki dōgyō-ninin. Matsuyama. p. 43. 

Coordinates: 34°9′4.7″N 134°25′51.2″E / 34.151306°N 134.430889°E / 34.151306; 134.430889