Honen-in Temple, Kyoto

An independent temple of the Jodo sect, Honen-in was founded in 1681 on the site of a temple where Honen (1133-1212, founder of the Jodo sect) and his disciples trained.

Honenin Temple Gate

Thatched gate of Honenin.

The temple is situated beside Kyoto's Philosopher's Walk and features an attractive garden.

Honenin Temple Pond

Honenin temple pond.

Honenin Temple Garden

Honenin garden.