Façade of Daibutsuden or Great Buddha Hall of the Todaiji Temple Complex

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Façade of Daibutsuden or Great Buddha Hall of the Todaiji Temple Complex

This is the wooden façade of the Daibutsuden or Great Buddha Hall of the Todaiji Temple Complex in Nara, Japan. Founded in 738 CE and officially opened in 752 CE when Nara was the capital, the temple is the headquarters of the Buddhist Kegon sect.

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About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, January 12). Façade of Daibutsuden or Great Buddha Hall of the Todaiji Temple Complex. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7920/

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Wiener, James B. "Façade of Daibutsuden or Great Buddha Hall of the Todaiji Temple Complex." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 12, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7920/.

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Wiener, James B. "Façade of Daibutsuden or Great Buddha Hall of the Todaiji Temple Complex." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 12 Jan 2018. Web. 05 Apr 2020.

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