Special feature KOYASAN


Daimon of 21.5m in height is good for outer gate of a pile and is the majestic style of a gate.
Current Daimon was rebuilt in 1705.
Kongorikishi statue seasons with glare at both sides.


When Kobo Daishi performed open wound of KOYASAN, Danjogaran is place that started maintenance at the very beginning.
Kobo Daishi devoted itself to erection of tower, temple based on esoteric Buddhism thought.
The stage Buddhist monastery is said to express the world of ,〈 Taizo-Mandara 〉. Kondo and Konpondaito can see the inside.
Konpondaito is approximately 48.5m in height, huge building painted in red. We disappeared five times, and current Konpondaito was rebuilt in 1937 just to remain for record.
The Konpondaito inside embodies the mandala world, and Buddhist images on four sides of Kongokai are arranged, and Buddhist painting of 16 God of War is described in 16 pillars more to surround womb-store world world Dainichi Buddha, it in the center.


There is pine surrounded in fence of a shrine midway of Kondo and shrine in which the founder's image is installed in.
After throwing tool for law called Sankosho (sankosyo) for Japan to demand fit place if Kobo Daishi spread Shingon-Mikkyo from the beach of light state in occasion returned home than Tang, auspicious purple clouds (do yes) hung in a moment and flew on cloud for Japan.
There seems to be pine emitting light from hunter night after night when Great Teacher visits the Koya neighborhood later. Sankosho which we threw than Tang was caught there when it reached the pine at once, and Great Teacher seemed to be decided if this ground spread esoteric Buddhism when it was land which deserved to be.
It was pine of honewort, and the pine came to be enshrined as "Sanko-no-Matsu" as well as Sankosho.
People of prayer take dead leaves of pine needle home with them as mascot, and they are taken good care of as lucky charm now.


The head temple of a Buddhist sect of KOYASAN Shingonshu having 3600 subordinate temples in all over Japan.
It is informed that Kobo Daishi takes the name called "Kongobuji" out of one paragraph of sutra and named. Terauchi can see during Hidetsugu seppuku other than fusuma picture and magnificent kitchen drawn by illustrator of Kano group.
In addition, "Banryutei" of Kongobuji is rock garden of country size grade, and various stones reflecting the image of dragon of two sex are arranged led by depths.
Banryu (banryu) means dragon which does not rise, and lies hidden in the sky.


It was only the Emperor, the royalty, important duty of KOYASAN in old days that could go in and out of the front in this Seimon.
Even general worshiper could pass this Seimon, but there was rule that was severe with one comings and goings of the gate in old days now.


It is pail called "Tensuioke" to be put on the roof of Kongobuji.
So that when this always saves rainwater, and fire occurred, sparks fly, and roof does not flare up; of pail water, and moisten, and little, check catching fire from next door; played a role.


Because this bridge is bridge to cross first at approach to a shrine entrance toward Kobodaishi Gobyo, we are said to be Ichinohashi.
When Kobo Daishi takes people to and from to here from old days, it is handed down and still prays after joining the hands in front of this bridge, and bowing.


Approach to a shrine where way of stone pavement spreads out for approximately 2km in the approach to a shrine. Gravestone and rest-in-peace pagoda more than 200,000, gravestones of historic great man and celebrity form a line in a row.
There are Nobunaga Oda and Hideyoshi Toyotomi, Shingen Takeda, a lot of gravestones of Japanese famous war-torn country military commander such as Masamune Date. Person with knowledge, please walk for history in Japan while thinking about heroes of Japanese history.
It is the most important sacred place of Great Teacher faith that eternity, Kobo Daishi lead us, and is relieved, and Okunoin Gobyo is one of the centers of KOYASAN.
Because the depths become Perfect Bliss from Mimyo-no-hashi, photography is prohibition, too.
It is believed that Kobo Daishi continues saving people who are crazy about, and many worshipers do not die out day and night now either.


Immediate stone stairway is called Kakubanzaka across bridge in Okunoinsando.
That there are 43 steps in total, and exceed 42 (die); is told that have a meaning
There is legend that life does not have for three years either by any chance when we fall down on the way.
We are called another name "Sannen-zaka".


Jizo called "Asekaki-Jizo" is enshrined on the left immediately across bridge in House of depths no approach to a shrine.
There is "Sugatami-no-Ido" by the side.
We look into this well, and it is said that life does not have for three years when one's face is not reflected either.


We keep Buddha statue, Buddhist painting remaining in KOYASAN with the history of 1200, and KOYASAN Reihokan is facility equivalent to museum showing.


We enter holy precincts to Great Teacher shrine when we cross this bridge.
Person across this bridge straightens clothes in front of bridge and worships and we step on foot and can enter holy place with clean feeling. As previously described, unfortunately, in the point, photography is prohibition from here, too.
There is 36 pieces of planking loadage in koku of Mimyo-no-hashi, and bridge board expresses Buddha of Kongokai 37 son, and the Sanskrit characters are ticked away on the back side.
Though it is 37 Buddha, there are few boards 36 pieces and one piece, but this seems to be because we see the whole bridge with one.

What is Shojin-ryori?

Shojin-ryori of KOYASAN which concentrates invention in color not to mention ingredients and seasoning to use in severe religious precepts that forbade eating meat, and is made.
We adopt seasonal foods, and Shojin-ryori is dish which drew taste of material seasonally without using meat and Fish entirely.

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