Seikenji Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Shizuoka prefecture in Chubu district. The temple is dedicated to Shaka Nyorai ( Buddha Shakamuni ). This temple is famous for its beautiful garden.
More Details (Japanese Site)
"清見寺" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||418-1, Okitsuseikenjicho, Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka , Japan
"静岡県静岡市清水区興津清見寺町４１８－１" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||5-minute drive from the Shimizu I.C. on the Tomei 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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