A view of the niomon from inside the temple complex. The niomon is named for the two Deva kings (Agyo and Ungyo) that guard the entance.
Jogon-in is a Buddhist temple in Azuchi which is located in rural Shiga prefecture along the shores of Lake Biwa. Azuchi was the center of power for Oda Nobunaga during his dominance of Japan. During that time he established a castle town here that included Azuchi-jo and other structures such as Jogon-in.
This temple is famous for the religious debate of 1579 which has come to be known as "Azuchi shuron." The debate is a major invent in the history of Japanese Buddhism. Although the debate itself occurred at Azuchi-jo, the controvery is believed to have started here between leaders of the Hokke and Jodo sect.
<i><b>Jogon-in. Azuchi, Shiga.</b></i>
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