Temple 15: Imakumano Kannonji

今熊野観音寺

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About Imakumano Kannonji:
Having close connections with Kumano and Seigantoji (Temple #1), Imakumano (Present-day Kumano) Kannonji provides a tranquil oasis in the midst of the city of Kyoto. Stepping into the leafy grounds here, after crossing the red lacquer bridge, you immediately feel as if you could indeed be far away in the primeval forests of Kumano instead of the middle of a city. Sipping the waters of the ancient spring at the Five Wisdoms Well is said to improve your mental acuity, and the temple has documented many miracles for over a thousand years of curing headaches.
Courtesy of Craig Emmett

General Information about Imakumano Kannonji
Honzon and other enshrined images
Places of interest within the temple grounds
History of the temple
Founding story and other legends
Goeika sacred hymn
Directions for getting to Imakumano Kannonji