Synonyms for chikubushima or Related words with chikubushima
Examples of "chikubushima"
Several works of the Japanese performing arts relate to Chikubu. They include the Noh play "
" and the Heike Biwa work "
Mōde", two koto melodies named "
", a "jōruri" ("itchūbushi"), a "nagauta", and a "tokiwazu-bushi" of the same name.
Tsukubusuma Shrine (都久夫須麻神社, "Tsukubusuma Jinja") is a Shinto shrine on Chikubu Island in Shiga Prefecture, Japan. Its is a National Treasure of Japan. The shrine's main festival is held annually on June 15. It is also called
Shrine (竹生島神社, "
is an anonymous Noh play of the first category, celebrating the sacred volcanic island of that name in Lake Biwa.
In 1625 the Edo Shogunate had the Kan'ei-ji built here as a counterpart to Hieizan's Enryakuji in West Japan. The temple's founder Jigen Daishi (Tenkai), liking Lake Biwa, had Benten Island built in imitation of
, and then the Bentendo on it. At the time the island was accessible only by boat, but later a stone bridge was added on the east, making it possible to walk to it.
The Shinobazu Pond itself and the Bentendō Temple which stands on its island used to be an integral part of Kan'ei-ji. Tenkai, liking Lake Biwa, had Benten Island built in imitation of
, and then the Bentendō on it. At the time the island was accessible only by boat, but later a stone bridge was added on the east, making it possible to walk to it. The Bentendō Temple was destroyed during World War II, and the present one is a reconstruction.
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