Kondō

Buddhist Temple in Kōya-san

The Garan's kondō is the temple's main hall and enshrines Yakushi Nyorai, the Buddha of medicine and healing. First constructed in the early 9th century, it was destroyed by fire six times; the current structure dates from 1934. The Yakushi Nyorai is hidden, but there are mandalas and paintings of bodhisattvas and Buddhist teachings on the walls.

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