Iinumakannon Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Chiba prefecture in Kanto district. The temple is dedicated to Jyuichimen Kannon ( eleven-faced Avalokiteshvara ). It is the 27th temple of the 33 Bando Kannon Pilgrimage.
More Details (Japanese Site)
"飯沼観音圓福寺" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||1-1, Babacho, Choshi-shi, Chiba, Japan
"千葉県銚子市馬場町１－１" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||60-minute drive from the Itako I.C. on the Higashi-Kanto Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
Fudoki (風土記) are ancient reports on provincial culture, geography, and oral tradition presented to the reigning monarchs of Japan, also known as local gazetteers. They contain agricultural, geographical, and historical records as well as mythology and folklore. Fudoki manuscripts also document local myths, rituals, and poems that are not mentioned in the Kojiki and the Nihon Shoki chronicles, which are the most important literature of the ancient national mythology and history. In the course of national unification, the imperial court enacted a series of criminal and administrative codes called ritsury? and surveyed the provinces established by such codes to exert greater control over them.
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