Sanuki Kokubun-ji

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Sanuki Kokubun-ji
Sanuki Kokubunji 06.JPG
Information
Denomination Shingon
Venerated Senjū Kannon
Founded 741
People
Founder(s) Gyōki
Location
Address 2065 Kokubu, Kokubunji-cho, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa-ken
Country Japan
Coordinates 34°18′11″N 133°56′39″E / 34.30306°N 133.94417°E / 34.30306; 133.94417Coordinates: 34°18′11″N 133°56′39″E / 34.30306°N 133.94417°E / 34.30306; 133.94417
Website Sanuki Kokubun-ji

Sanuki Kokubun-ji (讃岐国分寺?) is an Omuro Shingon temple in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. The provincial temple of former Sanuki Province and Temple 80 on the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage, it is said to have been founded by Gyōki in 741. The main image is of Senjū Kannon.[1][2][3] The area has been designated a Special Historic Site.[4]

Buildings[edit]

Treasures[edit]

Excavations[edit]

Between 1983 and 1991 investigations uncovered remains of the axially-arranged Chūmon, Kon-dō, and Kōdō.[12]

Museum[edit]

A museum exhibits finds from the site.[13]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sanuki Kokubunji". Takamatsu City. Retrieved 12 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Miyata, Taisen (2006). The 88 Temples of Shikoku Island, Japan. Koyasan Buddhist Temple, Los Angeles. p. 136. 
  3. ^ Miyazaki, Tateki (2004). Shikoku henro hitori aruki dōgyō-ninin. Matsuyama. p. 79. 
  4. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 12 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 12 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "Hondō". Takamatsu City. Retrieved 12 May 2011. 
  7. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 12 May 2011. 
  8. ^ "Senjū Kannon". Takamatsu City. Retrieved 12 May 2011. 
  9. ^ "Database of National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 12 May 2011. 
  10. ^ "Bell". Takamatsu City. Retrieved 12 May 2011. 
  11. ^ "Manirinto". Takamatsu City. Retrieved 12 May 2011. 
  12. ^ "Special Historic Site". Takamatsu City. Retrieved 12 May 2011. 
  13. ^ "Sanuki Kokunbunji-ato Shiryōkan". Takamatsu City. Retrieved 12 May 2011. 

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