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Sanjusagen-do


Kanzeon Statues 1001 Kannon Statues

Sanju-sangen-do meaning a hall with thirty-three spaces between the pillars is the Main Hall in Rengeo-in in Kyoto. The temple established in 1164 was lost in fire; current buildings are from 1266. The temple established in 1164 was lost in fire; current buildings are from 1266. The most important in Sanju-sangen-do are 1001 statues of Buddhist deity, Juichimen-senju-sengen Kanzeon, often called by the simplified name, Kannon. A thousand of standing statues made of Japanese cypress in 12th and 13th century is on either side of the one most famous, a seated statue of Thousand-armed Kannon carved in 1254.