Hosen-ji Temple (Kyotanabe City) (法泉寺 (京田辺市))

Hosen-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple belonging to the Shingon Sect Chisan School located in Kyotanabe City, Kyoto Prefecture. Its sango (honorific mountain prefix) is Mt. Chuto. The principal image is the Eleven-faced Kannon.

The time of Hosen-ji Temple's founding is unknown but it is said that the temple was named Hosen-ji (lit. Buddhist Spring Temple) after the Eleven-faced Kannon statue caused springs to flow when the area experienced drought during the Tencho era (824-834).

Cultural Properties
Important Cultural Property (Nationally Designated)
13-story stone pagoda (inscribed with the year 1278)
Wild deity of the three treasures stone pagoda (inscribed with the year 1498)

27 Kusauchi-minamigaito, Kyotanabe City, Kyoto Prefecture

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