9 Chorakuji 澄楽寺(ちょうらくじ)

Denomination:  Shingon (真言宗)

Main Image:  Fudo Myo-o (不動明王)

Location:  Mifuku, Izunokuni (伊豆の国市三福)

Main Hall

Main Hall

Chorakuji is a Shingon temple which was founded in 791, near the end of the Nara Period. It is said to have been established by Kobodaishi when he was only 18 years of age and at a time when he had not yet entered the priesthood.

Inside the Main Hall

Fudo Myo-o

Due to several fires following the years after its inception, a chronicle of the major events at the temple, along with the history of its head priests was largely lost and unable to be recovered.

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