奈良大和四寺巡礼

奈良大和四寺巡礼

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Oka-dera TempleOka, the Buddha of Wish-Granting

Established in 663 AD.
Ryūgai Temple, or commonly known as “Oka”, literally means the "Dragon Lid" temple.
The primary Buddha of worship is the Nyoirin Kannon Bosatsu or the Buddha of Wish-Granting and is the largest clay Buddhist Statue in Japan which was made in the 8th century.
The Oka temple is also known as Japan’s first temple used to drive away Yaku or unluckiness.
Prayers from pure heart to Buddha will bring prosperity and happiness.

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