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Kamakura



Kamakura City Tourist Association: A guide for tourists.
An official guide to Kamakura : Prepared by local government bodies introducing Kamakura to be listed on the UNESCO's World Heritage Site.


Buddhism

Zen Sect Temples
Rinzai and Obaku Zen: The official site of the joint council for Japanese Rinzai and Obaku Zen.
Kenninji in Kyoto
Nanzenji in Kyoto
Zen Center of Los Angeles


Jodo Sect :The site tells us about the Jodo Sect, its activities, Pure Land life and Nembutsu. Buddhist terminology is also informative.
Chion-in (Head temple of Jodo sect)


Jodo-Shin Sect Temples
Nishi Honganji in Kyoto
Higashi Honganji (Otani school)


Shingon Sect Temples
Kongobuji Head temple of Shingon Sect in Wakayama Prefecture
Shinshoji in Chiba Prefecture, near Narita International Airport


Nichiren Sect Temples
Ikegami Honmonji (Tokyo)


Tendai Sect Temples
Enryakuji: Head temple of Tendai sect in Shiga Prefecture.


Shinto

Shinto in general
Jinja Honcho (Tokyo)
Shrine and Shinto (Tokyo)
Jinguji-cho (Mie Prefecture), or Ise Jingu, under which there are 123 sub-shrines (jingu) across Japan.

Major Shinto Shrines
Meiji Jingu in Tokyo
Ise Jingu in Mie Prefecture
Izumo Oyashiro in Shimane Prefecture (Japanese)
Atsuta Jingu in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture
Fushimi Inari Taisha in Kyoto (Japanese)
Kitano Tenmangu in Kyoto
Usa Jingu in Oita Prefecture (Japanese)
Dazaifu Tenmangu in Fukuoka Prefecture
Kasuga Taisha in Nara (Japanese)
Sumiyoshi Taisha in Osaka (Japanese)
Itsukushima Jinja in Hiroshima Prefecture (Japanese)



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