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"Daito" The Great Stupa. | by S.Konnai
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"Daito" The Great Stupa.

高野山 根本大塔

The construction of Daito was started by Kobo Daishi in 816 and was brought to completion in 887 by Shinzen Daitoku. This massive structure represents the ideals of Shingon Buddhism and is known as the ‘Fundamental Great Stupa.’ In Japan, this building was the first pagoda built in the “tahoutou” style.

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Taken on August 20, 2012