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A visit to Tenryu-ji, zen temple in Arashiyama


Filmed in September 2018, this temple is in Arashiyama, near Kyoto. It has a beautiful and big garden giving access to the bamboo grove.

Tenryū-ji, more formally known as Tenryū Shiseizen-ji, is the head temple of the Tenryū branch of Rinzai Zen Buddhism, located in Susukinobaba-chō, Ukyō Ward, Kyoto, Japan. The temple was founded by Ashikaga Takauji in 1339, primarily to venerate Gautama Buddha, and its first chief priest was Musō Soseki.

© PHOTOS BY JC DUMONT

Tenryu-ji zen temple

Tenryu-ji zen temple

Tenryu-ji zen temple

Tenryu-ji zen temple