Nikko

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Shodo-shonin: “He is the founder of the temples in Nikko. Crossing the Daiyagawa in 766. He founded Shihon-ryu-ji (the former name of Rin-no-ji). After great hardships he explored the summit of Nantaiyama and founded Chuzenji in 782. He passed away on March 1, 817, and was buried in Kaizan-do.