Hōrin-ji (Awa)

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Gate leading to Hōrin-ji

Hōrin-ji (法輪寺?) is a Kōya-san Shingon temple in Awa, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan. Temple 9 on the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage, the main image is of Parinirvana Shaka Nyorai. The temple is said to have been founded by Kōbō Daishi, who carved the image.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ Miyata, Taisen (2006). The 88 Temples of Shikoku Island, Japan. Koyasan Buddhist Temple, Los Angeles. p. 52. 
  2. ^ Miyazaki, Tateki (2004). Shikoku henro hitori aruki dōgyō-ninin. Matsuyama. p. 44. 
  3. ^ "Hōrinji". Awa City. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 

Coordinates: 34°6′15.76″N 134°20′1.73″E / 34.1043778°N 134.3338139°E / 34.1043778; 134.3338139