Ryūsenji main hall
|Location||3-20-26 Shimomeguro, Meguro, Tokyo Prefecture 153-0064, Japan|
The name of the surrounding district of "Meguro" derives its name from Ryūsenji's black-eyed statue of Meguro Fudō (Black-eyed Fudō-myōō, one of five protective Fudō-myōō statues placed at strategic points on the outskirts of Edo, the new capital of the Tokugawa shogunate, in the early seventeenth century by the abbot Tenkai, advisor to Tokugawa Ieyasu. Each statue had eyes of a different color. (Another Tokyo ward, Mejiro is named for the white-eyed Fudō-myōō).
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