Seigantoji Temple

Seigantoji Temple

Seigantoji Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Wakayama prefecture in Kinki district. The temple is dedicated to Nyoirin Kannon ( the Bodhisattva of Compassion ). It is designated as World Cultural Heritage Site.

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Name Seigantoji Temple
"青岸渡寺" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 8, Nachisan, Nachikatsuura-cho, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama, Japan
"和歌山県東牟婁郡那智勝浦町那智山8" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 120-minute drive from the Nanki-Tanabe I.C. on the Hanwa Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0735-55-0401

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Goshintai

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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