Shrine to local Kami in Garan

Title

Shrine to local Kami in Garan

Subject

Religions-Sites; Religions-Buddhism; Religions-Shinto; Arts-Architecture

Description

This Shinto-style shrine stands in the heart of the Garan complex and reflects the importance of the traditions of worship dedicated to the "local" deity of the mountain. It appears that Kukai revered these "kami" deeply and this reverence continues via regular rituals today.

Date

7/7/2002

Contributor

Gardiner, David L. , 1957-
Colorado College

Rights

Materials may be used for educational, non-commercial purposes only. Acknowledgment to be given to the IDEAS image database and the photographer. Photographer retains copyright.

Format

image/jpeg

Type

still image

Identifier

cocrejpn0249

Coverage

Japan
Wakayama (Prefecture), Koyasan (inhabited place)
1080336
34.216667
135.583333

Physical Dimensions

640 w x 480 h, 72 ppi

Files

222.jpg

Citation

“Shrine to local Kami in Garan,” Image Database to Enhance Asian Studies, accessed April 30, 2017, http://ideasasia.omeka.net/items/show/4526.

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