Nishi Honganji is the mother temple for the Jodo Shinshu sect of Japanese Buddhism established by Shinran Shonan who lived between 1173 to 1263. The temple has its origins in the Eastern hills of Kyoto, where Shinran’s mausoleum is currently located. The sect has an interesting history and the current site has been occupied since… Read More Nishi Honganji
When I visited Nishi Honganji I bought a series of old hand drawn postcards. I picked out one that I recognised and went back to take a photo. It was a great feeling.
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