Yamadera

Scenic Yamadera Temple in Yamagata, Japan

Yamadera (Risshakuji) Temple, famous for Matsuo basho’s haiku poem and outstanding view <img width=”640″ height=”426″ src=”https://www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/14639852423ba4b87d6dcacef0e00100_s.jpg” alt=”Yamadera” srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/14639852423ba4b87d6dcacef0e00100_s.jpg?w=640&amp;ssl=1 640w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/14639852423ba4b87d6dcacef0e00100_s.jpg?resize=150%2C100&amp;ssl=1 150w, https://i2.wp.com/www.masterpiece-of-japanese-culture.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/14639852423ba4b87d6dcacef0e00100_s.jpg?resize=300%2C200&amp;ssl=1 300w” sizes=”(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px” /> The famous Yamadera Temple in Yamagata Prefecture is a historical temple officially called “Mt. Hoju, Risshakuji Temple”. The temple is famous as the place where the great Read more about Scenic Yamadera Temple in Yamagata, Japan[…]

Chusonji Temple (World Heritage) at Hiraizumi, Iwate

Peaceful Konjikido (Golden Hall) of Chusonji Temple     In Heian Period, there was a country in the Tohoku Region, which was independent of the central government of Kyoto.   The culture of Heian Period   That was Hiraizumi ruled under Oshu Fujiwara Clan. Still today, the body of three generation kings who built the prosperity of Read more about Chusonji Temple (World Heritage) at Hiraizumi, Iwate[…]

Yakushiji Temple

The Buddhist temples in Japan, the way to pray and World Heritage sites

Japanese Buddhism temples The introduction of Buddhism with Buddha statue as present, via the country of Kudara, on the Korean Peninsula, to Japan was at the end of the 6th century(learn more about Buddha statue in Japan).         Sponsored Links And Hokoji Temple (法興寺), Asuka-dera(飛鳥寺), was built as the first regular Buddhism Temple in Japan. Read more about The Buddhist temples in Japan, the way to pray and World Heritage sites[…]

Buddhism temples in Nikko, around Koyasan, Iwami and Hiraizumi

Temples in Nikko, Kii Mountain Range, Iwami Ginzan, and Hiraizumi Certainly, these sightseeing spots would  less attract attention from the tourists comparing to Kyoto or Nara.   But you can enjoy the temples as well as the scenery surrounding them. The leaders in each period built temples in the capitals to protect the city and the Read more about Buddhism temples in Nikko, around Koyasan, Iwami and Hiraizumi[…]

Buddhist temples in Kyoto/ World Heritage

  Kyoto, one of the most traditional and historical cities in Japan, attracts more than 80 million people in a year. The city had assumed a role of an  administrative function since 794. With the beginning of Heian Period, many people moved from Nara(Heijo-kyo) to Kyoto(Heian-kyo, 平安京) and from that time, they built temples in the new Read more about Buddhist temples in Kyoto/ World Heritage[…]

Buddhist temples in Nara. World Heritage

In the early history of Japan, Nara prefecture was the center of the politics, the culture and the economy in Yamato Period, Asuka Period and Nara Period. Japanese people just believed their animism, the origine of “Shinto”(神道) until Asuka Period.     It is said that Seong of Baekje, the ancient king of the  country in Read more about Buddhist temples in Nara. World Heritage[…]