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Johgi Nyorai

Johgi Nyorai Saihoji Temple is a Buddhist temple in Sendai, Japan. Our most sacred treasure is a painted scroll of Amida Buddha which is kept in the main temple pictured above. This holy painting of Amida Buddha is called Johgi Nyorai because Johgi is the name of this location, and Nyorai means Buddha. This is a secret Buddha, and the center door is opened only five times each year. Johgi Nyorai is believed to bring good luck to those who pray regularly for their family’s happiness such as happy weddings, easy childbirth, health, or success in business. Many people, attracted by the Buddha’s miraculous virtues, continually visit here in order to pray.

Address
1 Aza-Joge, Okura, Aoba-ku, Sendai
Hours
7:00a.m.-4:30p.m.
Closed
Open all year round
Entrance Fee
Free
Access
Bus: 80 minute ride from the bus stop No.10 at JR Sendai Station West exit. Please take the bus bound for Johgi and get off at the last stop "Johgi". / JR Senzan Line and Bus: From Ayashi Station, please take the bus bound for Johgi and get off at the last stop "Johgi".
URL
http://www1.securev.jp/~johgi/English/Index.html
TEL
022-393-2011