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Gyotokuji

Gyotokuji

History and Outline

Founded in the 10th year of Eisho by Akaono Doshu, a very good person of the town and distinguished direct disciple of Rennyo Shonin. “The Akaono Doshu Itoku-kan” was opened in October 1978. “Kuri”(a kitchen) of this temple using “Gassho-zukuri” architecture was designated as a cultural asset by Nanto-shi.

Project

Exhibition, collection, preservation, research and propagation

Collection and Exhibition

“Kokoroe-nijyuichi-ka-jo”(21rules) written by Akaono Doshu
“Rennyo-goshosoku”(information about Rennyo Shonin)
Works of Munakata Shiko, a woodblock artist and works of Kawai Kanjiro and Hamada Shoji, ceramic artists.

Address
825 Nishiakao, Nanto-shi, Toyama-ken 939-1977 Japan
Telephone
+81 763-67-3302
Open
9:00am-4:00pm
Closed
From December to March
Parking
Parking provided
Access
Take Kaetsuno bus for Gokayama from JR Takaoka Station and get off at Nishi-akao bus stop.
3 minutes by car from Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway Gokayama I.C.
36.380378,136.870545
Highlight
Great temple of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism, “Rennyo-goshosoku”(information about Rennyo Shonin), “Kokoroe-nijyuichi-ka-jo”(21rules) written by Doshu, works of Munakata Shiko, Kawai Kanjiro, etc.
URL
http://www.city.nanto.toyama.jp/webapps/www/info/detail.jsp?id=4299