Zuiryuji Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Toyama prefecture in Chubu district. The temple is dedicated to Shaka Nyorai ( Buddha Shakamuni ). This temple is famous for the main hall designated as a national treasure.
More Details (Japanese Site)
"瑞龍寺" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||35, Sekihonmachi, Takaoka-shi, Toyama, Japan
"富山県高岡市関本町３５" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||10-minute drive from the Takaoka I.C. on the Noetsu Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
Amaterasu (天照), Amaterasu-Omikami (天照大神／天照大御神／天照皇大神) or Ohirume-no-muchi-no-kami (大日孁貴神) is a part of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion. She is seen as the goddess of the sun, but also of the universe. The name Amaterasu derived from Amateru means "shining in heaven". The meaning of her whole name, Amaterasu-?mikami, is "the great august kami (god) who shines in the heaven". According to the Kojiki and Nihon Shoki in Japanese mythology, the Emperors of Japan are considered to be direct descendants of Amaterasu.
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