Kokutai-ji

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Kokutai-ji
Kokutai-ji 2.jpg
Zendo at Kokutai-ji
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Denomination Rinzai
Founded 1300
Founder(s) Jiun Myoi (a.k.a. Seisen Zenji)
Address 184 Ota, Takaoka-shi, Toyama-ken, 933-0133
Country Toyama, Japan

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.[1]

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  1. ^ Head Temples

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Coordinates: 36°48′40″N 137°00′40″E / 36.811°N 137.011°E / 36.811; 137.011