Zuishin-in

  • Address: 35 Onogoryōchō, Yamashina-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Prefecture ( rough location)
  • Founder: Ningai
  • Founded: 991

A head temple of Shingon Sect, Zentsūji School.
This temple is known for its close relationship with Onono Komachi, famous poet of 9th century, renowned for her unusual beauty.






A monument of a poem of Ono-no-komachi,
woman poet of the Heian period (794 - 1185 or 1192)








"Ema", a small wooden plaque
to write prayers or wishes with a picture of (in this photo) Ono-no-komachi




"Hondō", Main Hall and the garden




The Garden - 1




The Garden - 2




The Garden - 3




The Garden - 4




Bright yellow leaves of ginkgo




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