Rurikoji Temple

Rurikoji Temple

Rurikoji Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Yamaguchi prefecture in Chugoku district. The temple is dedicated to Yakushi Nyorai ( Buddha of Medicine ). This temple is famous for Five-storey Pagoda designated as a national treasure.

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Name Rurikoji Temple
"瑠璃光寺" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 7-1, Kouzancho, Yamaguchi-shi, Yamaguchi, Japan
"山口県山口市香山町7-1" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 20-minute drive from the Ogori I.C. on the Chugoku Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0897-82-0032

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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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