Saturday, February 18, 2012
Buddhist Temple "Kawasaki Daishi" in Kawasaki city, JAPAN
"Kawasaki Daishi" is a Buddhist Temple located in Kawasaki City, JAPAN. More than 880 years ago, during the reign of Emperor Sutoku, there lived a SAMURAI named Hirama Kanenori. Due to a false accusation he was exiled from his birthplace, Owari, and after having wandered through many provinces, he finally settled in Kawasaki. and he was deeply devoted to the teachings of Buddhism.. In 1128, Buddhist priest Sonken and Kanenori began constructing a temple, which was the start of the present day "Kawasaki Daishi", Grand Head Temple of the Chisan Sect of the Shingon Buddhism.
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