Kongo-ji Temple (Kyoto City) (金剛寺 (京都市))
Kongo-ji Temple is a temple located in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City. Sango (literally, "mountain name"), which is the title prefixed to the name of a Buddhist temple, is Daikokusan. The common name is Yasaka Koshindo (a shrine to Shomen Kongo). It is considered as one of the three Koshindos in Japan along with Shitennoji Koshindo (a shrine to Shomen Kongo), Osaka and Iriya Koshindo (a shrine to Shomen Kongo), Tokyo (no longer exists). Shomen Kongo, the principal image of worship at a temple, was the protector of Hata clan that came from the Chinese Continent during the Asuka period.