Kōmyōzen-ji

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Karesansui garden at Kōmyōzen-ji

Coordinates: 33°31′06″N 130°32′03″E / 33.5183806°N 130.534175°E / 33.5183806; 130.534175 Kōmyōzen-ji (光明禅寺?) is a Zen temple in Dazaifu, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. It was founded by Tetsugyū Enshin of the Tōfuku-ji Rinzai school in 1273. Kōmyōzen-ji is celebrated for its karesansui garden, the only example in Kyushu.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Kōmyōzenji". Dazaifu Tenman-gū. Retrieved 24 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Kōmyōzenji". Fukuoka Prefecture Tourist Association. Retrieved 24 March 2011. 

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(Japanese) Kōmyōzen-ji homepage (photographs)