Kitain Temple

Kitain Temple

Kitain Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Saitama prefecture in Kanto district. The temple is dedicated to Amida Nyorai ( the?Amit?bha Buddha ).

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Name Kitain Temple
"川越大師喜多院" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1-20-1, Kosenbamachi, Kawagoe-shi, Saitama, Japan
"埼玉県川越市小仙波町1-20-1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 20-minute drive from the Kawagoe I.C. on the Kan-Etsu Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 049-222-0859

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Sanshu no Jingi

The Imperial Regalia of Japan (三種の神器 Sanshu no Jingi/Mikusa no Kandakara), also known as the Three Sacred Treasures of Japan, consist of the sword Kusanagi (草薙劍 Kusanagi no Tsurugi), the mirror Yata no Kagami (八咫鏡), and the jewel Yasakani no Magatama (八尺瓊勾玉). The regalia represent the three primary virtues: valor (the sword), wisdom (the mirror), and benevolence (the jewel).
Due to the legendary status of these items, their locations are not confirmed, but it is commonly thought that the sword is located at the Atsuta Shrine in Nagoya, the jewel is located at the Three Palace Sanctuaries in Kokyo (the Imperial Palace in Tokyo), and the mirror is located at the Ise Grand Shrine in Mie Prefecture.

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