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Makayaji
Name:Makayaji 



 
Alternate Name:Makaya-ji 
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City:Inasa-gun 
State:Shizuoka-ken 
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Country:JAPAN 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=34.8667; long=137.5833
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Contruction Date:Kamakura 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
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Added to JGarden:12/28/2000 
Last Updated:12/28/2000 
JGarden Description:The temple is said to have first been built during the Heian period on the higher ground to the rear of the site, but was moved to its presnt location and then rebuilt during the Kamakura period. The main garden was probably built at this time. It is designed as a pond-viewing garden but not large. It has several elements typical of the Heian period including: a horai style penninsula, crane island, and an old-style dry rock formation (koshiki karesansui). 




While the roji is meant to be a passageway
Altogether outside this earthly life
How is it that people only contrive
To sprinkle it with the dust of the mind.

  Sen no Rikyu
  16th century

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