Hodo-ji Temple (Ikoma City) (宝幢寺 (生駒市))

Hodo-ji Temple is a Yuzu Nenbustu sect temple located in Ikoma City, Nara Prefecture. The sango (literally, "mountain name"), which is the title prefixed to the name of a Buddhist temple, is Ryugozan. The principal image of Buddha is Jizo Bosatsu (Jizo Bodhisattva).

Although the year and details of its construction are unknown, it is said to have been founded by a monk called Gyoki in the Nara period. At first, it was a Shingon sect temple, however, it was later changed to a Yuzu Nenbustu sect temple during the Bunsei era (1818-1830) in the late Edo period.

Cultural Property
Important Cultural Property
Hondo (Main Hall)

271 Kobirao-cho, Ikoma City, Nara Prefecture

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