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Byōbuura Gogakusan Tanjō-in Zentsū-ji
Denomination Shingon Buddhism
Founded 807
Founder(s) Zentsū Saeki
Address 3-1, Zentsūji-cho, Zentsūji, Kagawa
Country Japan

The Byōbuura Gogakusan Tanjō-in Zentsū-ji (屏風浦五岳山誕生院善通寺) is a temple of the Shingon sect in Zentsūji, Kagawa, Japan. It was established by Zentsū Saeki, the father of Kūkai, in 813. The East Academy (Tō-in) and the West Academy (Sai-in) are within Zentsu-ji precincts. The West Academy is Kūkai's birthplace.

Zentsū-ji is temple No.75 in the Shikoku Pilgrimage.

Building list



  • Goeidō - It was rebuilt in 1831. Registered Tangible Cultural Property.
  • Nio gate - It was rebuilt in 1889. Registered Tangible Cultural Property.
  • Gomadō - It was rebuilt in 1889. Registered Tangible Cultural Property.
  • Henjōkaku

Temple treasure

See also


External links

  • About ZENTSUJI
  • (English) Zentsuji temple - Kagawa Prefecture - Japan travel guide-title
  • (English) Fox and Amy in Japan Zentsuji Temple
  • (English) Zentsuji Temple Kotohira 2 Shikoku Japan Travel Guide and Information att.JAPAN
  • (English) Documentary movie about the 88 Temple Pilgrimage
  • Guide to start the Shikoku 88 temples pilgrimage (french-english)
  • (English) Echoes of Incense - A Pilgrimage in Japan by Don Weiss
  • (English) A Shikoku Pilgrimage by Jasbir Sandhu

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