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Arai Yakushi Baisho-in Temple新井薬師梅照院

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A Buddhist temple located in Arai, Nakano City, Tokyo. The official title of the temple is Araisan Baisho-in; it is also popularly known as the Arai Yakushi. The temple's principal object of worship, ordinarily hidden from general view, is a sculpture of Bhaisajyaguru and Cintamani-cakra merged into one (the sculpture is only revealed during the year of the tiger according to the Chinese zodiac). After Tokugawa Masako, the son of the second Tokugawa shogun Hidetada, was cured of an eye illness through prayer here, the temple came to be known for healing eye diseases. The temple is also believed to aid in childrearing and healing child illnesses.

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Tokyo Nakano-ku Arai 5-3-5 (Kichijoji / Shimokitazawa / NakanoArea)

phone 0333861355
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[Pilgrimage Hours] 9:00-17:00

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Address
Tokyo Nakano-ku Arai 5-3-5 [ map ]
Area
Kichijoji / Shimokitazawa / NakanoArea
Phone
0333861355
Hours
[Pilgrimage Hours] 9:00-17:00
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