Ōya-ji (大谷寺) is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai sect in the city of Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. According to legend, the temple was established by Kūkai, the founder of the Shingon sect, in the year 810, but this has not been firmly established. The temple was rebuilt during the years 1615 to 1624. The temple is built into the surrounding tuff rock and features a carved figure of the Bodhisattva Kannon with a thousand arms with a surrounding altar. Adjacent to the altar is another cave wall with a carving of the Buddhist trinity of Amida Buddha, Kannon and Seishi Bodhisattvas.

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  • Der Ōya-ji (japanisch 大谷寺), auch Ōya-Kannon genannt, ist ein Tempel der Tendai-Richtung des Buddhismus in den Bergen am Rande des Stadtteils Ōya von Utsunomiya, Japan. Der Tempel ist in der traditionellen Zählung der 19. der 33 Tempel der Kantō-Region. (de)
  • Ōya-ji (大谷寺) is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai sect in the city of Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. According to legend, the temple was established by Kūkai, the founder of the Shingon sect, in the year 810, but this has not been firmly established. The temple was rebuilt during the years 1615 to 1624. The temple is built into the surrounding tuff rock and features a carved figure of the Bodhisattva Kannon with a thousand arms with a surrounding altar. Adjacent to the altar is another cave wall with a carving of the Buddhist trinity of Amida Buddha, Kannon and Seishi Bodhisattvas. The temple complex also features a small museum of artifacts recovered from nearby settlements dating back to the Jōmon period in Japan. Across from the temple is a quarry that has been converted into a park. The park features a massive statue of Kannon Bodhisattva, called the "Kannon of Peace" (平和観音, heiwa kannon) carved after World War II. (en)
  • 大谷寺(おおやじ)は、栃木県宇都宮市にある天台宗の寺院である。山号は天開山。院号は千手院。本尊は千手観音で、坂東三十三箇所第19番札所。国の特別史跡および重要文化財に指定されている「大谷磨崖仏」の所有者となっている。 (ja)
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  • Der Ōya-ji (japanisch 大谷寺), auch Ōya-Kannon genannt, ist ein Tempel der Tendai-Richtung des Buddhismus in den Bergen am Rande des Stadtteils Ōya von Utsunomiya, Japan. Der Tempel ist in der traditionellen Zählung der 19. der 33 Tempel der Kantō-Region. (de)
  • 大谷寺(おおやじ)は、栃木県宇都宮市にある天台宗の寺院である。山号は天開山。院号は千手院。本尊は千手観音で、坂東三十三箇所第19番札所。国の特別史跡および重要文化財に指定されている「大谷磨崖仏」の所有者となっている。 (ja)
  • Ōya-ji (大谷寺) is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai sect in the city of Utsunomiya, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. According to legend, the temple was established by Kūkai, the founder of the Shingon sect, in the year 810, but this has not been firmly established. The temple was rebuilt during the years 1615 to 1624. The temple is built into the surrounding tuff rock and features a carved figure of the Bodhisattva Kannon with a thousand arms with a surrounding altar. Adjacent to the altar is another cave wall with a carving of the Buddhist trinity of Amida Buddha, Kannon and Seishi Bodhisattvas. (en)
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