The One about Zozoji Temple in Minato, Part 2

I wrote about my experience at Zozoji Temple in the Shiba neighborhood of Minato Ward back in 2015. The San’en-zan Zozo-ji Buddhist Temple is a great temple of the Chinzei branch of Jodo-shu Buddhism and founded by Yuyu Shoso. While I’m not going to dwell on the history, I will say that there are a few things that brought me back to Zozoji Temple.  And it’s this photo I took […]

The One about Zojoji Temple (in Minato)

  If you are heading to Tokyo Tower, right across the street is the Zozoji Temple. The Buddhist temple is located in the Shiba neighborhood of Minato, Tokyo and it is the Great Main Temple of the Chinzei branch of Jodo-shu Buddhism. Back in 1393, the Zojoji temple was founded as an orthodox and fundamental nembutsu seminary for Jodo shu. The temple was relocated to its present site in 1598 […]