tendai

  1. Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera (大蔵山観音院杉本寺 Taizō-zan Kannon-in Sugimoto-dera) is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai denomination in Kamakura and one of the oldest temples in Kamakura. Here, the belfry of the temple.
  2. Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera (大蔵山観音院杉本寺 Taizō-zan Kannon-in Sugimoto-dera) is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai denomination in Kamakura and one of the oldest temples in Kamakura. Here, 100 gorintō (stone stupas) representing the 300 samurai that died here in 1335.
  3. Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera (大蔵山観音院杉本寺 Taizō-zan Kannon-in Sugimoto-dera) is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai denomination in Kamakura and one of the oldest temples in Kamakura. Here, the Hondō, the Main Hall that holds three statues of Eleven-Headed Kannon.
  4. Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera (大蔵山観音院杉本寺 Taizō-zan Kannon-in Sugimoto-dera) is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai denomination in Kamakura and one of the oldest temples in Kamakura. Here, the Hondō, the Main Hall that holds three statues of Eleven-Headed Kannon.
  5. Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera (大蔵山観音院杉本寺 Taizō-zan Kannon-in Sugimoto-dera) is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai denomination in Kamakura and one of the oldest temples in Kamakura.
  6. Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera (大蔵山観音院杉本寺 Taizō-zan Kannon-in Sugimoto-dera) is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai denomination in Kamakura and one of the oldest temples in Kamakura. The small pond is also dedicated to Sarasvati and Ugafukujin, a personification of rivers and water.
  7. Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera (大蔵山観音院杉本寺 Taizō-zan Kannon-in Sugimoto-dera) is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai denomination in Kamakura and one of the oldest temples in Kamakura. Here, a shrine dedicated to the goddess Benzaiten, partly derived from the Hindu goddess Sarasvati.
  8. Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera (大蔵山観音院杉本寺 Taizō-zan Kannon-in Sugimoto-dera) is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai denomination in Kamakura and one of the oldest temples in Kamakura. The mossy stairs cannot be used by visitors.
  9. Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera (大蔵山観音院杉本寺 Taizō-zan Kannon-in Sugimoto-dera) is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai denomination in Kamakura and one of the oldest temples in Kamakura. Misshaku Kongō (密迹金剛) on the left has his mouth closed. He represents the last letter of the Sanskrit alphabet.
  10. Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera (大蔵山観音院杉本寺 Taizō-zan Kannon-in Sugimoto-dera) is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai denomination in Kamakura and one of the oldest temples in Kamakura. Naraen Kongō (那羅延金剛) has his mouth open and represents the first letter in the Sanskrit alphabet.
  11. Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera (大蔵山観音院杉本寺 Taizō-zan Kannon-in Sugimoto-dera) is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai denomination in Kamakura and one of the oldest temples in Kamakura. Seen here the Niōmon.
  12. Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera

    Sugimoto-dera (大蔵山観音院杉本寺 Taizō-zan Kannon-in Sugimoto-dera) is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai denomination in Kamakura and one of the oldest temples in Kamakura. Here, the entrance from Kanazawa Street.
  13. Jizō

    Jizō

    Jizō statues next to the Maniden at the Engyoji. Jizō is a bodhisattva believed to protect children.
  14. Shōrō 鐘楼

    Shōrō 鐘楼

    The Shōrō (鐘楼 Bell tower) constructed in 1332.
  15. Kaizandō

    Kaizandō

    Kaizandō Temple at the Engyoji, an Important Cultural Property of Japan
  16. Jōgyōdō 常行堂

    Jōgyōdō 常行堂

    The Jōgyōdō Hall (常行堂) for meditation practice
  17. Jikidō 食堂

    Jikidō 食堂

    The Jikidō (食堂) Hall, also known as Nagado Hall, a refectory and an Important Cultural Property of Japan
  18. Dharma Chakra Buddha

    Dharma Chakra Buddha

    Dharma Chakra Buddha, the Teaching Buddha, at the Engyoji
  19. Daikōdō 大講堂

    Daikōdō 大講堂

    The Daikōdō (大講堂) lecture hall at the Engyōji, an Important Cultural Property of Japan
  20. Paper lanterns

    Paper lanterns

    Paper lanterns at the Maniden (圓教寺)
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