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Stonework in Hakusan Heisenji Shrine

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Stonework in Hakusan Heisenji Shrine Katsuyama City

In the precincts are the grave of Masashige Kusunoki, mausoleum of Taicho Daishi (Saint Taicho), all night lights made of stone, guardian dogs made of Shakudani stone, etc. Cemetery of Heisenji has a row of stone Buddha images, five-ring pagodas, etc. made over 400 years ago. Ex-precincts is also dotted with stone Buddha images broken and damaged during anti-Buddhist movement in the Meiji period.

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