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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

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Daikokusan Jofukuji Temple in Kamiisshiki Edogawaku

Daikokusan Jofukuji in Kamiisshikithe founder Nichiren in his boyhood
Daikokusan Jofukuji Temple standing in a quiet residential area near the west bank of Shinnakagawa River in Kamiisshiki Edogawaku belongs to Nichirenshu. Daikokusan was named after a picture of Daikokuten in it that is said to be written by the Founder Nichiren. There is a statue of Nichiren in his boyhood in front of the main hall, it looks like welcoming visitors gently. Why don't you visit Daikokusan Jofukuji Temple?

Jofukuji Temple

Jofukuji Temple

Jofukuji belongs to Nichirenshu in Buddhism and is named Daikokusan. It was a blanch temple of Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple.
This temple was built in 1626 by Kakujuin Nichiryo that he dedicated a picture of Daikokuten to propagate the thoughts of Nichiren to support people's happiness.
This picture is said that the Founder Nichiren had drawn and given it to his supporter a boatman Sasuke in 1264.
The principle image is a large mandula (the woodenstatues of a tower, Shakamunibutsu, Taho Nyorai, and 4 Bosatsus, Jogyo,Muhengyo, Jogyo and Anryugyo Bosatsu), and the statue of the Founder Nichiren, a wooden Juichimen Kannon (a eleven faced kannon), Jurasetsunyo and Sanjubanshin are dedicated.
This temple had had much damage by the earthquake in 1855 and the typhoon in 1856, then the main hall had been temporary for a long time. In 1930, the 26th chief priest, the venerable Taizenin Nichijo built the main hall and rebuilt other buildings in it.
■ The Memorial Tower for visiting thousands of temples built in 1768
■ The Memorial Tower for visiting 3232 temples in 1804, the temples all belong to Nichirenshu including Minobusan Kuonji Temple.

March 2003
Edogawaku Board of Education

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The Location and Access to Daikokusan Jofukuji Temple

Daikokusan Jofukuji Temple

  • Daikokusan Jofukuji Temple has great accessibilities from both Narita and Haneda International Airport.
  • From Narita International Airport, take Sobu Express Line bound to Tokyo or Yokosuka and get off at Ichikawa Sta. Or take Keisei-line bound to Ueno and get off Funabashi Sta,transfer the line to JR Sobu line and get off Koiwa Sta.
  • From Haneda International Airport, take Keikyu-line bound to Narita, and get off Shinagawa Sta and transfer the line to Sobu Express line bound to Narita International Airport or Chiba, and get off Shinkoiwa Sta and transfer the line to Sobu line to bound to Nishifunabashi, Chiba or Tsudanuma and get off at Koiwa Sta.
  • From Akihabara Station, take Sobu line bound to Nishi Funabashi, Tsudanuma or Chiba and get off Koiwa Sta. It takes only 22 minutes.
  • Take 12 minute walk from Koiwa Sta.
  • 3-21-12 Kamiisshiki, Edogawaku, Tokyo

The statues of the Founder Nichiren in Nakayama Shimousa

the statue of Nichiren in Hokekyoji

Nakayama Hokekyoji Temple

It is one of the oldest temples amoung Nichirenshu.
the statue of Nichiren in Myokoji

Koeisan Myokoji Temple

It is a famous temple having a gate with thick thatched roof.

the statue of Nichiren in Shofukuji

Setsukosan Shofukuji Temple

It dedicates Shinabi Jizo that has miracle power to cure skin.
the statue of Nichiren in Myoshoji

Honkakusan Myoshoji Temple

The garden in this old temple has many seasonal flowers.

the statue of Nichiren in Kannoji

Kokyusan Kannouji Temple

It has some cultural assets and was built in Kamakura period.
Kintozan Myokakuji in Ichinoe

Kintozan Myokakuji Temple

It is preserving the Myoken having been in Myoken Jima.

the statue of Nichiren in Honjoji

Myokosan Honjoji Temple

It has some historical records of Shisibone Edogawaku.
the statue of Nichiren in Jofukuji

Daikokusan Jofukuji Temple

It has the picture of Daikokuten drawn by the Founder Nichiren.

Chokeisan Zenkeiji Temple in Koiwa

Chokeisan Zenkeiji Temple

A big powerful statue of the founder Nichiren standing in it.
the statue of Nichiren in Ankokuji

Chokokusan Ankokuji Temple

It was built by Norinobu Soya, Nichiren's first three supporter.

the statue of Nichiren in Hoshoji

Kaigensan Honshoji Temple

This old temple was built by one of Nichiren's disciples.
the statue of Nichiren in Hokkoji

Koinsan Honkoji Temple

It has over the 650 years history in Ono Ichikawa Chiba.

the statue of Nichiren in Myoshoji

Ryukyosan Myoshoji Temple

It is a very famous temple called Sakura no Reijo.