Ensho (延性)

Ensho (859-December 6, 929) is a Buddhist monk of the Shingon-shu sect during the mid-Heian period.

In 905, he was authorized by Priest Shobo of Daigo-ji Temple to establish a new Buddhist temple, Nenkakuin, through a Kanjo ceremony (succession ceremony for Buddhist priests) and was appointed as the head of Daigo-ji Temple in 925.

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