Bodaiji (Family Temple) (菩提寺)

The word bodaiji originally referred to Buddhist temples that were established to pray for souls in the afterlife but it also refers to a temple housing the graves of successive generations of a family. It is synonymous with the words dannaji and bodaisho.

Temples named Bodai-ji
There are several temples with the name 'Bodai-ji.'

A Soto Sect on Mt. Osore in Mutsu City, Aomori Prefecture.

Bodai-ji Temple (Mutsu City)
A Pure Land Sect temple in Tennoji Ward, Osaka City,

The Shingon Sect Kazanin School honzan (head temple) in Sanda City, Hyogo Prefecture.

Bodai-ji Temple (Sanda City). A Tendai Sect temple in Asuka-mura, Takaichi-gun, Nara Prefecture.

Tachibana-dera Temple
A Shinshu Sect Sanmonto School temple in Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture.

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