Chichibu Fudasho #3 Josenji
Hondo Main building

TypeSoto-shu Sect Zen Temple
Foundation?
AddressYamada 1392, Chichibu city, Saitama Prefecture
DescriptionThe buildings in this site were moved from the Chichibu Shrine in 1870.
The wood engravings are very exquisite, and, it is said that those are engraved by sculptor Iida Izumi before the Meiji Restoration occurred in 1868.
And the principal image of Buddha of this temple was engraved in the Muromachi period (1336-1573).

Josen-Ji Pedigree Board
Pedigree Board

Phoenix
Phoenix

Wood Carving Dragon
Dragon

Ryu Dragon

Komainu on Kibana
Komainu (Shishi Lion)

Elaborate Dragon Engraving