Kasamorikannon Temple

Kasamorikannon Temple

Kasamorikannon 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 31st temple of the 33 Bando Kannon Pilgrimage.This temple is famous for its amazing structures called Kake-zukuri (overhang style).

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Name Kasamorikannon Temple
"笠森観音(笠森寺)" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 302, Kasamori, Chonan-machi, Chosei-gun, Japan
"千葉県長生郡長南町笠森302" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 10-minute drive from the Mobara-Chonan I.C. on the Ken-O Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0475-46-0536

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Amaterasu

Amaterasu (天照), Amaterasu-Omikami (天照大神/天照大御神/天照皇大神) or Ohirume-no-muchi-no-kami (大日孁貴神) is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion. She is seen as the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe. The name Amaterasu derived from Amateru means "shining in heaven". The meaning of her whole name, Amaterasu-?mikami, is "the great august kami (god) who shines in the heaven". According to the Kojiki and Nihon Shoki in Japanese mythology, the Emperors of Japan are considered to be direct descendants of Amaterasu.

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