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by 如傑優婆塞
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:51 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
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I guess Hieizan could attract even nature lovers, hikers or those purely there for cultural reasons if its religious legacy isn't a magnet for them. Lots to offer and potential for development in the coming years as I see it. I was interrupted just now before posting my final one: Some mountain shot...
by 如傑優婆塞
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
Views: 310

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Sample 9: Left to Right
Paper Ofuda (御札) of Shō Kannon (聖観音) from Yokokawa / Yokawa Chūdō (横川中堂) & Tsuno Daishi (角大師) or 'Horned Great Master' aka Ganzan Daishi (元三大師) from Shiki Kōdō / Ganzan Daishi Dō (四季講堂 / 元三大師堂)
by 如傑優婆塞
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:19 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
Views: 310

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Sample 8: Biography booklet on Dengyō Daishi (Dengyō Daishi Ichidaiki, 伝教大師一代記)
by 如傑優婆塞
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:16 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
Views: 310

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Sample 7: Paper Ofuda (御札) of Yakushi Nyorai (薬師如来) from Konpon Chūdō (根本中堂) in two styles and sizes
by 如傑優婆塞
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:13 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
Views: 310

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Sample 6: Goshuin (御朱印)
Top right to left: Konpon Chūdō (根本中堂), Daikōdō (大講堂) & Amidadō (阿弥陀堂) 1
Bottom right to left: Amidadō (阿弥陀堂) 2, Yokokawa / Yokawa Chūdō (横川中堂), Shiki Kōdō (四季講堂) & Shakadō (釈迦堂)
by 如傑優婆塞
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
Views: 310

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Sample 5: Tendai Ojuzu (数珠)
by 如傑優婆塞
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:01 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
Views: 310

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Sample 4:
Top left to right: Omamori (御守) & Ofuda (御札)
Bottom left to right: Wooden votive plaque & miniature Shakujō (錫杖)
by 如傑優婆塞
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:58 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
Views: 310

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Sample 3: Omamori (御守) B
by 如傑優婆塞
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
Views: 310

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Sample 2: Omamori (御守) A
by 如傑優婆塞
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
Views: 310

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Now that we're done with the selection of all 3 (plus 1) main sites, here's samples of votive objects from various places.
Note that it's a mix of some the previous 2014 trip and this year's.

Sample 1: Fans with imprinted religious texts & Kannon
by 如傑優婆塞
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:50 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
Views: 310

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Saitō (西塔, West Stūpa / Pagoda / Tower): Part 3

Jōdoin (浄土院): This is the hallowed mausoleum site of Dengyō Daishi's (伝教大師), Tendai's ancestral progenitor. The actual mausoleum is behind the main temple building and when I was there, some parts of it were under scaffolding.
by 如傑優婆塞
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:45 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
Views: 310

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Saitō (西塔, West Stūpa / Pagoda / Tower): Part 2 Top left to right: Eryōdō (恵亮堂) & Buddha stone carving on Shakadō's (釈迦堂) grounds Bottom left to right: Shakadō's Shōrō (鐘楼) & Main Shrine Hall Eryōdō is dedicated to a Dairaku Daishi (大樂大師) & Shakadō' is reputedly the oldest building on Enryakuji with...
by 如傑優婆塞
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
Views: 310

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Saitō (西塔, West Stūpa / Pagoda / Tower): Part 1

Top left to right: Main Entrance and pathway
Bottom left to right: Entrance pathway to Ninaidō (にない堂) which are: Jōgyōdō (常行堂) [left side] & Hokkedō (法華堂) [right side]
by 如傑優婆塞
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:41 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
Views: 310

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Hieizan Minemichi (比叡山峰道)
by 如傑優婆塞
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
Views: 310

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Yokokawa / Yokawa (横川, River Side): Part 6

Top left to right: Hashidzuka Benzaiten (箸塚辯財天)
Bottom left to right: Eshinin / Eshindō (恵心院 / 恵心堂) (Hint: For Pure Land devotees, this is a landmark site)
by 如傑優婆塞
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
Views: 310

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Yokokawa / Yokawa (横川, River Side): Part 5

The famed Shiki Kōdō / Ganzan Daishi Dō (四季講堂 / 元三大師堂)
by 如傑優婆塞
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:35 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
Views: 310

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Yokokawa / Yokawa (横川, River Side): Part 4

Top left to right: Pathway stone carvings of Senju Kannon (千臂観音 , Sahasrabhuja Avalokiteśvara), Batō Kannon (馬頭観音, Hayagrīva Avalokitêśvara) & Shō Kannon (聖観音, Āryāvalokiteśvara)
Bottom left to right: A landmark road junction Shōrō (鐘楼)
by 如傑優婆塞
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:31 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
Views: 310

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Yokokawa / Yokawa (横川, River Side): Part 3 Sekizangū (赤山宮) Apparently, back when Jikaku Daishi (慈覺大師) was in Táng China's Chì Shān (赤山), he adopted an ancient Korean Silla Dynasty deity known as Shiragi Myōjin (新羅明神) or Sinlam Yeongsin (신라명신) for his protection and well being whilst he was there to ...
by 如傑優婆塞
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
Views: 310

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Yokokawa / Yokawa (横川, River Side): Part 2 Yokokawa / Yokawa Chūdō (横川中堂, previously known as Shuryō Gonin [首楞厳院]) and is dedicated to Shō Kannon (聖観音, Āryāvalokiteśvara). It's also known as 'The 18th (Talisman Issuing) Temple of the New Western Japan Sacred Sites' (新西国霊場第18番札所, Shin Saigoku Reijō D...
by 如傑優婆塞
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Tendai
Topic: [5min video] Hieizan , Enryakuji temple , Mt Hiei
Replies: 38
Views: 310

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Yokokawa / Yokawa (横川, River Side): Part 1 Top left to right: Main Entrance side and pedestrian pathway. Bottom left to right: Ryūgaike Benzaiten (龍ヶ池辯財天) Local lore has it that a nāga was terrorising this area & its inhabitants until Ganzan Daishi (元三大師), [known by many titles is famed for his spir...

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