http://www.daichuji.com/ (大中寺, Numazu, Shizuoka-ken, Japan) Description: school: Myôshinji sect of Rinzai Zen; basic information available in English; information on Suruga-Baika Literature festival (foreign nationals may also contribute, information also in English); obituary for Junius Richard Jayewardene, First President of Sri Lanka (in English); news; introduction of the temple and its history (Japanese and English); history of the temple (chronological table); photos of the temple's plum garden; information on the temple's teahouse and its construction; information on tea ceremony meetings; information on buildings (Onkôden, Okiku Kannondô); old story; photo gallery; location plan and access.
Citation: Located at the foot of Mt. Ashitaka in the northern part of the city of Numazu (shizuoka,Japan),Daichuji is a Zen Buddhist temple belonging to the Myoshinji branch of the Rinzai Sect.
In addition to its “temple name”(jigo),Daichuji has a “mountain name “(sango),which is Sawada-yama, referring to the name of the neighborhood district in which it is located. In themain hall of the temple, which stands in the middle of roughly three and a half acres of natural forest constituting the grounds of Daichuji , an image of the Buddhist deity deity Fudo Myoo is enshrined as the principle object of worship. Site content: (1) for visitors; (2) chronological table of daichuji; (3) baika literary festival; (4) plum garden; (5) meigetsuan; (6) meigetsukai; (7) onkouden; (8) okiku kannondo; (9) mistery (sic) story; (10) photo gallery; (11) access. Encoding: Shift_JIS
Subject: Myôshinjiha Region: Shizuoka-ken S9 Language: English
Ressource type: Corporate homepage