Ankoku-ji (Fukuyama)

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Front of Ankoku-ji
Basic information
Location Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture
Affiliation Rinzai Zen
Country Japan
Completed 1273

Ankoku-ji (安国寺?) is a Buddhist temple of the Kokutai-ji branch of Rinzai school of Buddhism in Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. This temple was built by the priest Kakushin in 1273. Afterwards, it was revived by Ankokuji Ekei in 1579, though it remained in decline. This temple is classified as an Important Cultural Property.

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  • For an explanation of terms concerning Japanese Buddhism, Japanese Buddhist art, and Japanese Buddhist temple architecture, see the Glossary of Japanese Buddhism.

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