Junen-ji Temple (Kyoto City) (十念寺 (京都市))

Junen-ji Temple, a temple of the Seizan Jodo sect, is located in Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City. Its sango (literally, "mountain name"), which is the title prefixed to the name of a Buddhist temple, is Kagusan. Its honzon (principal image of Buddha) is Amida Nyorai (Amitabha Tathagata).

It is said to have started as a priest lodge that was built by Shina, a prince of Emperor Gokameyama, in Seigan-ji Temple in 1431, and that in 1591 it was moved to the site it now occupies.

Cultural property
Important cultural property
Color painting picture scroll of Bukkigun

Yoshinori ASHIKAGA
Dosan MANASE, etc.

13 Tsuruyama-cho, Imadegawa-dori-agaru, Teramachi-dori Street, Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
It is a five-minute walk from the Kawaramachi Imadegawa bus stop of Kyoto City Bus.

[Original Japanese]