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Temple 78, Gōshō-ji

The Temple Casting Light Around

Temple 78, Gōshō-ji

Gosho-ji is temple No. 78 on the Shikoku pilgrimage.

Outside the main gate are statues of the three monkeys who see, hear and speak no evil. Three more monkeys surround the blue-faced deity with six hands in the main hall. This deity is the local guardian of health.

Behind the main hall, there is a stairway into a tunnel with thousands of statues of Amida Buddha.

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Name in Japanese: 郷照寺

Pronunciation: gōshō-ji

Address: 1435 Utazu, Ayauta, Kagawa 769-0210

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