55 Shufukuji 修福寺(しゅうふくじ)

Denomination:  Soto (曹洞宗)

Main Image:  Yakushi Nyorai (薬師如来)

Location:  Minami Izu-cho, Kamo District (賀茂郡南伊豆町)

Although the exact origin of this temple is unknown, it is a branch of and was founded under the Shingon temple Daianji in Nara.

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It was moved twice from its original location and named Shufukuji of the Soto denomination, then was restored and established once again.

Main Hall

Main Hall

One of the outer buildings houses Buddhist scriptures of which one is The Great Wisdom Sutra, written in ink and is designated by Japan as an important cultural
asset.

Yakushi Nyorai

Yakushi Nyorai

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