Oomidou Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Ibaraki prefecture in Kanto district. The temple is dedicated to Senjyu Kannon ( Thousand-Armed Avalokiteshwara ). It is the 25th temple of the 33 Bando Kannon Pilgrimage.
More Details (Japanese Site)
"筑波山大御堂" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||748, Tsukuba, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki, Japan
"茨城県つくば市筑波７４８" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||30-minute drive from the Tsuchiura-Kita I.C. on the Joban Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
Kojiki (古事記, "Records of Ancient Matters" or "An Account of Ancient Matters"), also known as Furukotofumi, is the oldest extant chronicle in Japan, dating from the early 8th century (711-712) and composed by O no Yasumaro at the request of Empress Genmei. The Kojiki is a collection of myths concerning the origin of the four home islands of Japan, and the Kami. Along with the Nihon Shoki, the myths contained in the Kojiki are part of the inspiration behind many practices. Later, the myths were re-appropriated for Shinto practices including the misogi purification ritual.
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