Natadera Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Ishikawa prefecture in Chubu district. The temple is dedicated to Jyuichimen Kannon ( eleven-faced Avalokiteshvara ). This temple is famous for its beautiful garden.
More Details (Japanese Site)
"那谷寺" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||Yu 122, Natamachi, Komatsu-shi, Ishikawa, Japan
"石川県小松市那谷町ユ１２２" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||30-minute drive from the Komatsu I.C. on the Hokuriku Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
Shimenawa (標縄・注連縄・七五三縄, "enclosing rope") are lengths of laid rice straw or hemp rope used for ritual purification in the Shinto religion. They can vary in diameter from a few centimetres to several metres, and are often seen festooned with shide. A space bound by shimenawa often indicates a sacred or pure space, such as that of a Shinto shrine.
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