Dōjō-ji

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Dōjō-ji
道成寺
Dojoji Gobo Wakayama10n4272.jpg
Hondō (1357) and Three-storey pagoda (1763)
Basic information
Location 1738 Kanemaki, Hidakagawa, Wakayama Prefecture
Affiliation Tendai
Deity Senjū Kannon
Country Japan
Website http://www.dojoji.com/
Completed 701

Dōjō-ji (道成寺?) is a Tendai school Buddhist temple in Hidakagawa, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. Founded in 701, it has given name to a number of plays, the statues of Senjū Kannon, Nikkō Bosatsu, and Gakkō Bosatsu are National Treasures, and there are a number of other Important Cultural Properties.[1][2]

Buildings[edit]

Treasures[edit]

Anchin and Kiyohime[edit]

Dōjōji, Noh play

The story of the monk Anchin (安珍?) and his spurned lover Kiyohime (清姫?) who, devoured by her passion and jealousy, turns into a serpent and pursues him to his destruction, is the subject of the Noh play Dōjōji, known for the rare prominence of its dramatic prop, the temple bell;[16][17] as well as the Kabuki play Musume Dōjōji with its long onnagata buyō.[18]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dojoji Temple". Hidakagawa Town. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dojoji". Wakayama Prefecture. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "Wakayama bunkazai". Wakayama Prefecture. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  7. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  8. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  9. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  10. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  11. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  12. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  13. ^ a b "Wakayama bunkazai". Wakayama Prefecture. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  14. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  15. ^ Waters, Virginia Skord (1997). "Sex, Lies, and the Illustrated Scroll: The Dojoji Engi Emaki". Monumenta Nipponica. Sophia University. 52 (1): 59–84. doi:10.2307/2385487. 
  16. ^ Keene, Donald (1970). 20 Plays of the Nō Theatre. Columbia University Press. pp. 238–252. ISBN 0-231-03455-5. 
  17. ^ Klein, Susan Blakeley (1991). "When the Moon Strikes the Bell: Desire and Enlightenment in the Noh Play Dojoji". Journal of Japanese Studies. The Society for Japanese Studies. 17 (2): 291–322. doi:10.2307/132744. 
  18. ^ "Kabuki repertoire - Kyoganako musume dojoji". National Theatre of Japan. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 

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Coordinates: 33°54′52″N 135°10′28″E / 33.91444°N 135.17444°E / 33.91444; 135.17444