Zendo at Kokutai-ji
|Founder(s)||Jiun Myoi (a.k.a. Seisen Zenji)|
|Address||184 Ota, Takaoka-shi, Toyama-ken, 933-0133|
Kokutai-ji (国泰寺?, meaning Temple of National Peace), originally Tosho-ji (東松寺?), is one of fourteen autonomous branches of the Rinzai school of Japanese Zen, founded in 1300 by the monk Jiun Myoi in Toyama, Japan. In 1327 Emperor Go-Daigo gave the temple the name Kokutai-ji, and Jiun Myoi became Seisen Zenji.
- Buddhism in Japan
- For an explanation of terms concerning Japanese Buddhism, Japanese Buddhist art, and Japanese Buddhist temple architecture, see the Glossary of Japanese Buddhism.
- Head Temples
- "Head Temples - Kokutai-ji". Official Site of the Joint Council for Japanese Rinzai and Obaku Zen. Retrieved 2008-01-20.
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