Enryaku-ji Temple on Mount Hiei, Kyoto

Hiei, the sacred mountain known as the mother of Japanese Buddhism, has emitted the light of Dharma for the world for over 1200 years.

In 1994, Enryaku-ji temple was registered by UNESCO as a World Cultural Asset.

 Detail of Senju Sengan Kannon statue in Enryaku-ji Temple on Mount Hiei, Kyoto, Japan

 

 

 

Photography by Frantisek Staud


 Senju Sengan Kannon in Enryaku-ji Temple on Hiei-san, Kyoto, Japan

 Senju Sengan Kannon in Enryaku-ji Temple on Hiei-san, Kyoto, Japan
 Senju Sengan Kannon in Enryaku-ji Temple on Hiei-san, Kyoto, Japan

 Detail of Senju Sengan Kannon statue in Enryaku-ji Temple on Mount Hiei, Kyoto, Japan

 Detail of Senju Sengan Kannon statue in Enryaku-ji Temple on Mount Hiei, Kyoto, Japan
 Detail of Senju Sengan Kannon statue in Enryaku-ji Temple on Mount Hiei, Kyoto, Japan

 Detail of Senju Sengan Kannon statue in Enryaku-ji Temple on Mount Hiei, Kyoto, Japan

 Detail of Senju Sengan Kannon statue in Enryaku-ji Temple on Mount Hiei, Kyoto, Japan
 Senju Sengan Kannon in Enryaku-ji Temple on Hiei-san, Kyoto, Japan

 Grounds of Enryaku-ji Temple on Mount Hiei, Kyoto, Japan

 Entrance into the Main Hall (Konpon Chu-do) of the Enryaku-ji Temple on Mount Hiei, Kyoto, Japan
 Prayers on wooden tablets hanging in Enryaku-ji Temple, Mt Hiei, Kyoto, Japan

 Entrance into the Main Hall (Konpon Chu-do) of the Enryaku-ji Temple on Hiei-san, Kyoto, Japan

 Stone lantern and wooden temples in Enryaku-ji, Mt Hiei, Kyoto, Japan
 Stairs leading to a temple of Enryaku-ji Temple, Mt Hiei, Kyoto, Japan

 Dragon spitting water  basin in Enryaku-ji Temple on Mount Hiei, Kyoto, Japan

 Main Hall (Konpon Chu-do) of the Enryaku-ji Temple on Mount Hiei, Kyoto, Japan

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