Entries Tagged as 'Eihei-ji'

月曜日, 2月 18th, 2013

Eihei-ji Temple

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Eihei-ji Temple

Daihonzan Eihei-ji temple is said to be Japan’s highest Zen training monastery. It was founded as the headquarters of Zen Buddhism in 1244 in the Kamakura period by the priest Dogen. Over a hundred monks from across the country enter the mountains for training annually. It continues to be used as a training monastery and [...]