Sanbutuji Nageiredo, Japan(三仏寺投入堂)

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    Mitoku-Mountain(above sea level 900 meters) is almost located in the center in
    Tottori Prefecture , japan. The national treasure Nageiredo exists in a precipitous cliff of above sea level about 470m in the mountain. It is told that a priest En-no-Ozunu founded it in 706 years. There is a legend En-no-Ozunu threw into this cave with the power of the Buddhist dharma.

    三佛寺は三徳山(標高900m)の北のふもとから中腹にかけて存在する。
    706年(慶雲3年)修験道の祖、役小角(えんのおづぬ)が山を開き、蔵王権現を安置したことに始まると伝えられている。
    必見は国宝「三佛寺奥院投入堂」。 標高約470mの断崖絶壁に存在する。
    役小角が法力をもってこの巌窟に投げ入れたという伝説がある。

    Sep 23 . 2001
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    1. September_Okayama 108 months ago | reply

      richardr and SBA73 : thanks for thecomments!!

    2. Traces in the Sand [deleted] 108 months ago | reply

      An amazing place. Interesting that in all religions there is this theme of building monasteries, temples and retreats on the sides of cliffs and mountains!

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    3. mojetezmoje 108 months ago | reply

      very interesting place !

    4. September_Okayama 108 months ago | reply

      Thanks, Traces in the Sand, mojetezmoje, storyvillegrl for the comments!

    5. Steve @ the alligator farm 107 months ago | reply

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    7. JenvanW 107 months ago | reply

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    8. navonco 107 months ago | reply

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    10. Thorbj¢rn 107 months ago | reply


      A+++ Grade Photo

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