Seiryō-ji

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Seiryō-ji (清凉寺?) is a Buddhist temple in the Saga district of Ukyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan. It is also known as Saga Shaka-dō. It is devoted to the practice of Yūzū Nenbutsu. Initially, the temple belonged to the Kegon sect; then it became a Pure Land temple. The honzon is an image of Gautama Buddha (Shaka-nyorai). The wooden statue is a National Treasure of Japan, and is an example of a hibutsu. Seiryō-ji also possesses National Treasure statues of the Amitābha (Amida) trinity, and other National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties.[1][2]

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  1. ^ 「我が国の文教施策」(平成4年度)[第2編 第8章 第6節 2], MEXT (Retrieved on May 3, 2009)
  2. ^ 京都の神社・寺院お出かけガイド(お宝) Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (Japan) (Retrieved on May 3, 2009)

Coordinates: 35°1′24.57″N 135°40′27.44″E / 35.0234917°N 135.6742889°E / 35.0234917; 135.6742889