75 Tennenji 天然寺(てんねんじ)

Denomination:  Jodo (浄土宗)

Main Image:  Amida Nyorai (阿弥陀如来)

Location:  Matsuzaki-cho (松崎町)

IMG_1132Founded originally in 1468 under the reign of Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado in the Muromachi Period, Tennenji was washed away by a flood in August of 1705. It was rebuilt the next year. IMG_1578IMG_1582Housed within the main hall are numerous important scrolls and carvings such as Jizo-son, Fudo Myo-O, a number of Kannon, Benzaiten (Goddess of anything that flows, water, words, music), Enma Dai-O (a wrathful God which judges the dead), Shomen Kongo (wards off evil spirits), Ususama Myo-O (takes away the mpurities of bodies), Bishamonten (God of war and punisher of evil-doers), and Daikokuten (God of Wealth).DSC_0406_032 IMG_1580

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