Higashihonganji Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Kyoto prefecture in Kinki district. The temple is dedicated to Amida Nyorai ( the?Amit?bha Buddha ).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"東本願寺" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||745 Tokiwacho, Shichijyo-agaru, Karasuma-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan
"京都府京都市下京区烏丸通七条上ル常葉町７５４" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||10-minute drive from the Kyoto-Minami I.C. on the Meishin Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
In Shinto, shintai (神体 body of the kami), or go-shintai (御神体 sacred body of the kami) when the honorific prefix go- is used, are physical objects worshipped at or near Shinto shrines as repositories in which spirits or kami reside. Shintai used in Shrine Shinto (Jinja Shinto) can be also called mitamashiro (御霊代 spirit replacement or substitute).
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