Kawasaki Daishi Heikenji Temple
Experience the feel of the sacred fire
of the Goma-Kitou rite
Kawasaki Daishi Heikenji Temple belongs to the Chisan School of the Shingon sect of Buddhism. The temple is well known for its power of Yakuyoke (warding off evil), and is commonly called gYakuyoke No Odaishi-samah among the people of not only the Kanto area but nationwide. The grand head temple is Chishakuin in Higashiyama Shichijo, Kyoto. Along with Naritasan Shinshoji Temple (Narita City, Chiba) and Takao-san Yakuo-in Yuki-ji Temple (Hachioji City, Tokyo), Kawasaki Daishi is one of the biggest temples of the Chisan School of the Shingon sect.
|The principal object of worship||Yakuyoke Kobo Daishi|
|Religious Sect||Chisan School of the Shingon Sect|
|Founding||1128 AD (Daiji 3)|
|Official Name||Kongosan Kinjoin Heikenji|
|Founder/Contributor||Buddhist Priest Sonken / Kanenori Hirama|
|Common Name||Yakuyoke Kobo Daishi or Kawasaki Daishi|
4-48 Daisahi-cho, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa 210-8521, Japan
From Haneda Airport International Terminal Station,
Shinagawa Station or Yokohama station
Take the Keikyu Line to Keikyu Kawasaki Station.
Transfer to the Keikyu Daishi Line to Kawasaki-daishi Station. The temple is an eight-minute walk from the station.