Over 450 years since its opening, "Nanso Satomi Hakkenden", a famous temple related to Tanehime, Horinji
Baoling Temple
Model of the main character "Satomi Fusehime" appearing in "Nanso Satomi Hakkenden"

Baoling Temple

Horinji is a temple related to "Satomi Tanehime", which is said to be a model of the main character "Satomi Fusehime" that appears in the feature-length novel "Nanso Satomi Hakkenden" by Takizawa Bakin.

During the Warring States period, the eldest daughter of the XNUMXth Satomi Yoshitaka, Satomi Yoshitaka, married Daitaro, the eldest son of Masaki Tokishige, the lord of Otaki Castle.In the XNUMXth year of Eiroku, her husband, Daitaro, died in the Second Kokufu Taisen Battle.
It was when Daitaro was XNUMX years old and Tanehime was XNUMX years old.Tanehime became a nun with sorrow, and after that, she arrived here and planted a nun's residence (Azumai).It is said that in August of the XNUMXth year of Eiroku, he opened the Horinji Temple with the Shichido Garan and prayed for the souls of his late husband.
At one point, he founded Tanerinji Temple in Awa Shirahama and spent his time there, but he lived his life again at Horinji Temple and died here at the age of XNUMX.
Tanehime is said to have been a model of Fushihime since the announcement of "Nanso Satomi Hakkenden".I imagine he was a beautiful princess because he became the main character of the story.

Nun's dwelling site → There is a soil cover (fukudo) and it is blocked, but there is a cave in the back, which was used as a nun's dwelling.
Mausoleum → There is a tomb of Tanehime and a tomb of Tsuchiya family Toruhime.
Mortuary tablet → There is a mortuary tablet of Tanehime in the hall.
Old old trees → There are rare varieties of old plums such as plums in return and couple plums.

Once the cathedral was burned down, the main hall was rebuilt about 250 years ago.
Himeno's pet dog is drawn on the ceiling painting of the temple.

* This temple is visited by locals.Please visit us quietly.


783 Asoubara, Ichihara City, Chiba Prefecture

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About XNUMX minutes on foot from Yorokeikoku Station