Morinji Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Gunma prefecture in Kanto district. The temple is dedicated to Shaka Nyorai ( Buddha Shakamuni ).
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"茂林寺" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||1570, Horikucho, Tatebayashi-shi, Gunma, Japan
"群馬県館林市堀工町１５７０" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||5-minute drive from the Tatebayashi I.C. on the Tohoku 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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