Rokuharamitsu-ji

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Rokuharamitsu-ji Hondō (1363), an Important Cultural Property

Rokuharamitsu-ji (六波羅蜜寺) is a Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan. Founded by Kūya in 951, the Hondō was burned during the wars at the end of the Heian period. Its replacement of 1363, damaged during the Meiji period, was restored in 1969.[1][2] The temple house a number of statues of the Heian and Kamakura periods that have been designated Important Cultural Properties, including a Kamakura period image of its founder Kūya, as well as a Heian Jūichimen Kannon that is a National Treasure.[3][4][5]

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  1. ^ "Rokuharamitsuji - History". Rokuharamitsuji. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Database of Registered National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Archived from the original on 26 March 2012. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Rokuramamitsuji - Important Cultural Properties". Rokuharamitsu-ji. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Rokuharamitsu-ji Temple". Kyoto Prefecture. Archived from the original on 11 June 2011. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Temple Treasures of Buddhist Sculpture from Rokuharamitsuji, Kyoto". Tokyo National Museum. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 

External links[edit]

(in Japanese) Rokuharamitsu-ji homepage

Coordinates: 34°59′50″N 135°46′24″E / 34.99722°N 135.77333°E / 34.99722; 135.77333