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  • Japanese: 宗円寺 (souenji)

Sôen-ji is a Rinzai Zen temple in Sakura, Chiba prefecture. It is notable as the site of the grave of Satô Taizen, founder of the Juntendô and leader of Sakura as a center of Rangaku.

The temple is also one of the Sakura Seven Lucky Gods sites, home to a shrine to Jurôjin.

References

  • Plaques on-site.
  • "Sakura sanpo" pamphlet, Sakura City Tourism Association.

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