Ryotanji Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Shizuoka prefecture in Chubu district. The temple is dedicated to Kokuzou Bosatsu ( Akasagarbha Bodhisattva, God of Wisdom ).
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"龍潭寺" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||1989, Inasachoiinoya, Kita-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka, Japan
"静岡県浜松市北区引佐町井伊谷１９８９" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||20-minute drive from the Mikkabi I.C. on the Tomei 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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