Renge-ji (Sanda)

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Renge-ji (Japanese: 蓮花寺) is a Shingon sect Buddhist temple in Sanda City, Hyogo, Japan.

Objects of Worship[edit]

Amitabha Buddha (Prefecture designated Important Cultural Property).

History[edit]

According to the Sanda City website, Renge-ji dates to around 1300.[1]

Cultural Properties[edit]

The two storied pagoda is designated a cultural asset by Hyogo prefecture. The original plan of the pagoda, at one tenth scale, is still preserved at the temple. A document found inside the building dates the current structure to 1812 CE.[2]

See also[edit]

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

Access[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "蓮花寺". Retrieved May 5, 2013. 
  2. ^ "蓮花寺 多宝塔". Retrieved May 5, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°56′08″N 135°16′09″E / 34.935684°N 135.269173°E / 34.935684; 135.269173