In 1651,Aoki Gohei,a chief retainer, asked Maeda Toshitune,the 3rd lord
of kaga clan,to
build kourinji Temple.The current,main building was constructed in late
Successive chief priests of Kourinji Temple have borrowed the power of
god of fire,to help people suffering from worry and sickness.
ﾞJizo",a god associated with children,is enshrined in the house of
worship and many peoplecome to worship there for ease in childbearing.
The garden,called the ﾞRoad to happiness" enshrines a White ﾞFudouson"
along with 12 votivesrepresenting the animalzodiac.
Please visit the statue for the year you were boro and pray at the White
By animals carrying a good luck charm with you, your wishes will surely
In addition, ﾞUzan Kimura",a living national treasure, stayed in Kourinji
Temple in 1943.
He left more than 80 pictures in thanks for a wish that come true.