Shiramizuamidado Temple

Shiramizuamidado Temple

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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Name Shiramizuamidado Temple
"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
Telephone 0246-26-7008

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Hudoki

Fudoki (風土記) are ancient reports on provincial culture, geography, and oral tradition presented to the reigning monarchs of Japan, also known as local gazetteers. They contain agricultural, geographical, and historical records as well as mythology and folklore. Fudoki manuscripts also document local myths, rituals, and poems that are not mentioned in the Kojiki and the Nihon Shoki chronicles, which are the most important literature of the ancient national mythology and history. In the course of national unification, the imperial court enacted a series of criminal and administrative codes called ritsury? and surveyed the provinces established by such codes to exert greater control over them.

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