Jizō-ji (Itano)

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Jizō-ji Gohyakurakandō

Jizō-ji (地蔵寺?) is an Omuro Shingon temple in Itano, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan. Temple 5 on the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage, the main image is of Enmei Jizō Bosatsu. The temple is said to have been founded by Kōbō Daishi, who carved the image.[1][2] The Hondō (1711–16), Daishidō (1711–16), Fudōdō (1751–1830), Kyōgura (1810), and Gohyakurakandō (1922) have all been placed on the cultural properties register.[3][4][5][6][7]

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  1. ^ Miyata, Taisen (2006). The 88 Temples of Shikoku Island, Japan. Koyasan Buddhist Temple, Los Angeles. p. 48. 
  2. ^ Miyazaki, Tateki (2004). Shikoku henro hitori aruki dōgyō-ninin. Matsuyama. p. 43. 
  3. ^ "Database of Registered National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Database of Registered National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Database of Registered National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  6. ^ "Database of Registered National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  7. ^ "Database of Registered National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 

Coordinates: 34°08′14″N 134°25′55″E / 34.13722°N 134.43194°E / 34.13722; 134.43194