Category Archives: NARA

Ashura in Kofuku-ji Temple

Kofuku-ji Temple was founded in early 8th century, rapidly grew  under the patronage of successive emperors and empresses, as well as continued support from members of the powerful Fujiwara family. It is no doubt that this temple is one of the oldest and most prestigious temples in Japan. In this Nara Park area, deer are… Read More »