Torodo Temple, Koya-cho

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  • And here we come to the Gobo-bashi bridge. Before stepping on it, it is necessary to clean up, pouring water on the statues of Jizo, Cannon and Fudo-myo-o to the right of the bridge. In Thoreau-do itself reigns twilight, slightly dispersed by the light of lit lanterns, which hung the entire ceiling of the building. Walls of lanterns divide the room into three parts. In the right and left parts there are altars dedicated to two of the kings of wisdom - Aizen Myo-o and Fudo Myo-o. In the center, where there would also be an altar image, there is nothing, only a window in the middle of the wall through which Gobyo is visible. Thus, on the altar of Thoro-do as if there is himself Kobo Daisi. In front of the window on the elevation are three special lanterns, which still burn oil, not electricity. The first was brought here by a priest named Joyo in 1016 in memory of his ...
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  • This temple contains hundreds of lamps, two of which have been burning for more than 900 years. The interior is breathtaking, the vision of all these lamps is magical.
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