Daisho-in Temple (Kyoto City) (大聖院 (京都市))

Daisho-in Temple is a Buddhist temple belonging to the Shingon Sect Omuro School located in Ukyo Ward, Kyoto City (formerly Keihoku-cho, Kitakuwada-gun). The principal image is Amida Nyorai.

Details surrounding the founding of Daisho-in Temple including the year in which it was established are unknown but the temple's statue of the Eleven-faced Kannon dates from the Heian period. It went through repeated periods of decline and prosperity before reaching its current form in the early modern period.

Pilgrimage Site
The 27th site on the Kinki Rakuju 33 Temple Pilgrimage

36 Uenodan, Kamiyuge-cho, Keihoku, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

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