Naritasan Shinshoji Temple

Naritasan Shinshoji Temple holds a significance to Fukagawa as it is the main temple to the smaller branch Fukagawa Fudodo located in Fukagawa.

Narita-san (成田山 “Narita mountain”) Shinshō-ji (新勝寺 “New victory temple”) is a Shingon Buddhist temple located in central Narita, Chiba, Japan. It was founded in 940 by Kanchō Daisōjō, a disciple of Kōbō Daishi. It is a lead temple in the Chisan branch (Chisan-ha 智山派) of New Shingon (Shingi Shingon 新義真言宗), includes a large complex of buildings and grounds, and is one of the best-known temples in the Kantō region. It is dedicated to Ācala (Japanese: Fudō myōō (“Unmovable Wisdom King”)) who is usually depicted holding a sword and rope and surrounded by flames. Often called a fire god, he is associated with fire rituals.


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