Zenyōmitsu-ji

Zenyōmitsu-ji (善養密寺) is a Buddhist Temple located in the Setagaya ward of Tokyo, Japan. The temple follows the Shingon creed of Vajrayana Buddhism, which attaches particular importance to the origins of Buddhism and its manifestation throughout history.

Zenyōmitsu-ji has a rich collection of authentic historical artifacts from India, Central Asia and China. Most notable is an exceptional collection of art from Gandhara, which was gathered over the course of twenty years by the head of the Temple.

Works of art at Zenyōmitsu-ji
  • The dream of Queen Maya.

  • Siddhartha Gautama leaving the Palace.

  • The end of ascetism.

  • The Buddha at Sarnath.

  • The Paranirvana of the Buddha.

  • A Buddha footprint.