Guzeiji Temple

Guzeiji Temple

Guzeiji Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Shiga prefecture in Kinki district. The temple is dedicated to Amida Nyorai ( the?Amit?bha Buddha ).

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Name Guzeiji Temple
"弘誓寺" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 615, Gokasyokondocho, Higashiomi-shi, Shiga, Japan
"滋賀県東近江市五個荘金堂町615" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 20-minute drive from the Yokaichi I.C. on the Meishin Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0748-48-2747

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Komainu

Komainu (狛犬), often called lion-dogs in English, are statue pairs of lion-like creatures either guarding the entrance or the inner shrine of many Japanese Shinto shrines or kept inside the inner shrine itself, where they are not visible to the public. The first type, born during the Edo period, is called sando komainu (参道狛犬 visiting road Komainu), the second and much older type jinnai komainu (陣内狛犬 shrine inside komainu). They can sometimes be found also at Buddhist temples, nobility residences or even private homes.

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