Shiramizuamidado Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Fukushima prefecture in Tohoku district. The temple is dedicated to Amida Nyorai ( the?Amit?bha Buddha ). This temple is famous for the main hall designated as a national treasure.
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"白水阿弥陀堂" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||219 Hirohata, Uchigoshiramizumachi, Iwaki-shi, Fukushima, Japan
"福島県いわき市内郷白水町広畑２１９" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||15-minute drive from the Iwaki-Yumoto 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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