77 Entsuji 円通寺(えんつうじ)

Denomination:  Rinzai (臨済宗 建長寺派)

Main Image:  Seikanzeon Bosatsu (聖観世音菩薩)

Location: Matsuzaki-cho (松崎町)

The exact date of the founding of Entsuji is unknown however it is believed that a small hermitage was established which enshrined a Kannon image made by Kobo Daishi.

IMG_1484The denomination was converted to Rinzai from Shingon about 600 years ago. Built on the banks of the Nakagawa River, 200 years ago the temple was moved away from the river to its current location.

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Main Hall

Main Hall

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