Jizoudou Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Hiroshima prefecture in Chugoku district. The temple is dedicated to Jizo Bosatsu ( Jizo Bodhisattva, the guardian deity of children ).
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"地蔵堂" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||Honmachi, Takehara-shi, Hiroshima, Japan
"広島県竹原市本町地内" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||20-minute drive from the Kawachi I.C. on the Sanyo 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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