Eikan-do Temple (Zenrin-ji), Kyoto

Founded in 856 as a Shingon temple, Eikando was converted to an Amidist temple by the priest Eikan in the 11th century. The main hall enshrines an unusual image of Amida looking over his shoulder (Mikaeri Amida).

Eikando Temple Garden

View of Eikando Temple's outer garden.

Eikando Temple Mikaeri Amida

Mikaeri Amida image.

Eikando Temple Pond

Eikando Temple pond.