Japanese temples

Japanese temples

Are located in Japan. There are some very old japanese temples that were introduced more than 1,200 years. Today,some survive but many of them were destroyed by lightning, fire, earthquakes, storms and war, and they have been built up over the years again.
Japanese Buddhist temple and the temple are the most important places of worship as a Christian Church or a Muslim mosque. These are the people that you are not on a. Regularly and in non-compliance within the building Japanese temples and pray together The main purpose of temple of memory, and sometimes the display of sacred objects. Then come the Buddhists pray before or near these sacred objects.

Japanese temples

Buddhist temples coexist with Shinto shrines, Japan and both share the basic characteristics Japanese architecture. Torii Gates not only tend to be partnering with Shinto, in both, but the entrance of a temple will be marked by a Helene, a door that Buddhist origin is so often found in the temples. Some shrines, eg Iwashimizu Hachiman-gu have called the most important Buddhist style Somon goal. Many temples have a temizuya Komainu and, as a shrine. Conversely, some shrines make the use of incense and has a bell tower as a temple. Some shrines, such as Tanzan Jinja shrine in Nara, even a pagoda.

Structures that are commonly found in Japanese temples, are the following:

The overall architecture is almost the same: the post and lintel supports a large vaulted ceiling and smooth, while wallscan be of paper thin, furniture often, at least not in the books. Cover sheets and cradle are completely missing. Curved gables and eaves are milder china made columns bulge limited.
The roof is visually the most impressive feature, they are often close to half size the building. Eavesextend slightly curved on the walls, cover terraces and its weight, it Tokyo Dan attic call within a characteristic gloom, and contributes to the atmosphere of the temple great support for complex systems should be supported. The inside part of the building usually consists of a single piece in the middle with the name Moya, who sometimes leave for other less important matters such as the so-called Hisashi broker.
Space inside the room can be changed by use of mobile walls of paper or screen. Great unique space that provides the main hall, so that they can be changed as needed. it is true that Japanese temples are magnificent.

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