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Promenade 3-6 of history

Last update date July 13, 2018

Kamakura ancient morality along the Chapter 3 Hino River

kankyuro (kankurou) guardian deity of children of rokujiseiin (jishoin)

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jiseiin of the Mt. Koya-san Shingon Buddhism is at 2, Okubo when we greatly take way out of Aokibashi Bridge (map 1) toward the hill. Mountain title of Buddhist temple is large Kuboyama Jizoji. The man himself is pretty guardian deity of children who entered Buddhist altar of 34 centimeters in height, including the foundation, founding is not clear. Aoki Shrine, Gongendo of Kubo other; our; did.

There is stone Buddhist statue called "kankyurojizo" (map 2) in the precincts of jiseiin. It is said that originally this guardian deity of children stone Buddhist statue that the signature year of 1660 (Manji 3) is ticked away was built in border of buso where there was glebe of jiseiin, boundary with current Mutsukawa, Minami-ku, but it is said that we share in 1687 (Kyowa 4) and were moved. And guardian deity of children of change and origin monument of kankyurojizo are put up in place where this cause guardian deity of children was. We think that it is pitiable, and, according to the origin, villager is informed that Kabuki actor (for another view medicine peddling of Kanazawa) called kankyuro is attacked in the middle of trip in this slope by thief, and he was killed in the old days as zoritsu did this guardian deity of children for memorial service. As it is in a certain leveling pole besides this guardian deity of children with "1811, guardian deity of children God of War, ganshubusokokushojinchu", it is thought that we gathered faith of people doing business at that time. Bad fashion disease was prevalent by tradition in village at that time, but it is said that we will gather faith of villager deep gradually from place said to that, strangely, illness was relieved suddenly when we pray this Chizo. In addition, there are many stone Buddhist statues including dohyokosaruto of 1859 and kosaruto of 1669 (Kanbun 9) in the precincts of jiseiin and wants to warn as there are early modern traffic history, valuable information.

"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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