Takaosan Jingoji Temple

Jingo-ji is a Buddhist temple in Kyoto. It stands on Mount Takao to the northwest of the center of the city. The temple adheres to Shingon Buddhism. Its principal image is a statue of Bhaisajyaguru, the Buddha of Healing or "Medicine Buddha".
The temple was first established in the year 824, as a merger of two private temples founded earlier by Wake no Kiyomaro. They were the Jingan-ji in Kiyomaro's home province and the Takaosan-ji.
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