Hozan-ji Temple

Hozan-ji (宝山寺 Hozanji) is a Buddhist temple in Monzenmachi, Ikoma, Nara, Japan. It is also called 'Ikoma-Shoten' (生駒聖天). The area around Hozan-ji was originally a place for the training of Buddhist monks. The name of the place at that time was Daisho-Mudo-ji (大聖無動寺). Mount Ikoma was originally an object of worship for the

Ikoma Taisha Shrine

Ikoma Jinja (生駒神社) is a Shinto shrine in Ikoma, Nara, Japan. Generally called Ikoma Taisha (往馬大社?). The formal name of the shrine is "Ikomaniimasu-Ikomatsuhiko Jinja". This shrine is also known as "Ikoma-Taisha", which means "great shrine of Ikoma". According to the Sokoku-Fudoki, an ancient record of Japan, this shrine was extant in