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Transcribed Sutras

UnknownLate 14th Century Northern and Southern Courts Period

Mt. Mitoku Sanbutsu ji Temple

Mt. Mitoku Sanbutsu ji Temple

Town Designated Tangible Cultural Property
Transcribed sutras stored at Noukyo-do Hall, an Important Cultural Property. It was taken out during repairs in the Taisho Period. The years 1355 - 1384 are recorded in the sutras, and out of the one hundred and several dozens owned, eleven sutras have been designated by the town as Tangible Cultural Properties.
 As Mt. Mitoku has kept transcribed sutras brought all the way from Kyushu and incorporated practices such as mixing sumi ink with blood, it displays an astounding level of faith.

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