Fudarakusanji Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Wakayama prefecture in Kinki district. The temple is dedicated to Senjyu Kannon ( Thousand-Armed Avalokiteshwara ). It is designated as World Cultural Heritage Site.
More Details (Japanese Site)
"補陀落山寺" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||348 Hamanomiya, Nachikatsuura-cho, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama, Japan
"和歌山県東牟婁郡那智勝浦町大字浜の宮３４８" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||1-minute drive from the Nachikatsuura I.C. on the Nachikatsuurashingu Road.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
Kojiki (古事記, "Records of Ancient Matters" or "An Account of Ancient Matters"), also known as Furukotofumi, is the oldest extant chronicle in Japan, dating from the early 8th century (711-712) and composed by O no Yasumaro at the request of Empress Genmei. The Kojiki is a collection of myths concerning the origin of the four home islands of Japan, and the Kami. Along with the Nihon Shoki, the myths contained in the Kojiki are part of the inspiration behind many practices. Later, the myths were re-appropriated for Shinto practices including the misogi purification ritual.
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