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Last update date July 13, 2018

Kamakura ancient morality along the Chapter 3 Hino River

The Sho Kannon (we carry) of four Komyo-ji Temple

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"Ancient morality along the Hino River" crossed Kamakura Highway near the traffic light of "Shimbashi". Furthermore, there is Goshogadani Bridge (map 1) on the right when we go along bottom of Yokohama, Yokosuka road. Low land in this left hand Hino Elementary School (map 2) is called "Goshogadani", and southeast open among horseshoe-shaped mountains and is nature of the locality that water digs forward, and small pleasure boat peculiar is associated in the Kamakura era with (the Hino River).

We appear at door front of Komyo-ji Temple (map 3) naturally when we go ahead through here to way. sokeishu of (1430) Mt. Koya-san conforms to Amitabha in 1430, and, to this ground, what opened dojo studio of esoteric Buddhism is informed with opening. There were few supporters of a Buddhist temple and therefore we went to ruin for a long time, but, from the old days, prospered very much after post of ex-chief priest Tateo Tanaka climbed a mountain in 1920. As Tateo was haiku poet of conservative method again, haiku monthly presided over "flower of Konan" and we ran Konan haiku world company and contributed to local cultural activities. In addition, it merges Akira fortune temple of neighborhood and full temple and reaches in now. "It is in Komyo-ji Temple, boundary of Yoshihara-mura, and there is with statue of 5 sun of ... principal idol Amitabha head two shakus, treasure of a temple firmness uniformity axis guardian deity of children uniformity axis" and writes down in "forming anew Musashi" saying subsequently "it streams down product and phase of more than 5 sun of Shofukuji ... principal idol plus Kannon two shakus line group". It is done with product in the Heian era in the around tenth century by mild-mannered and refined figure or voluptuous face, and the Sho Kannon Bodhisattva image in Komyo-ji Temple is said with Gumyoji of Minami Ward, Kawasaki-shi appearance of a god in this world (yogo) temple and superior Buddha statue lining up now.

We leave Komyo-ji Temple, and it is in Okita way (map 4) when it crosses bus street climbing Noba housing complex with signal of "light Terashita". kosaruto (blue aspect (front) Kongo tower) and Suwa garden monument stand at 4-5, Hino.

"Topographical record of what the roadside to ask" for (revised edition) was issued in October, 1999 by editing of "history society of Konan".

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