Kanchi-in at Toji - There are five stones in the Godai-no-niwa Garden accessible from the reception room that represente Godaikokuzo Bodhisattva, expressing the return of Kobo Daishi from China. In addition, there is a tea ceremony chamber called the Fusenkan north of the main building, a shishi odoshi deer scare, stone lanterns and seasonal flowers create a quiet, relaxed atmosphere. Its Kyakuden guest hall is a shoin-zukuri style building beside the main hall looks out over the stone garden and a tea house classified as a National Treasure. Kanchi-in famous for its exquisite gardens as well as an ink painting by the swordsman Miyamoto Musashi.
- ©John Lander
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