Information on restoration of Gohonzon and cultural properties due to Ashikaga forest fire
Ashikaga City forest fire
This is the history of the Ashikaga City forest fire and the evacuation of Mt. Oiwa Bishamonten.
Request for restoration
Information on promotion (crowdfunding) for the restoration of Gohonzons and cultural properties evacuated due to forest fires
Gohonzon Bishamonten Degaicho
Information on the opening of the Gohonzon Bishamonten for the first time in 260 years
Information about Kanjinshakyokai for the restoration of Gohonzon and cultural properties
Information on Mt. Oiwa
Mt. Oiwa is a sacred mountain in Ashikaga City, Tochigi Prefecture, located in the north of the Kanto Plain. We provide information on mountain nature, autumn leaves, parks, hiking trails, etc. using photos, videos, and VR tours.
Oiwasan Bishamonten is one of Japan's three Buddha statues and the oldest Bishamonten in the Kanto region. We provide information on the origin of Bishamonten, the main hall, the precincts, Buddhist statues, votive tablets, votive plaques, Goma training, festivals, etc.
Saishoji Temple Honbo
The official name of Oiwasan Bishamonten is Oiwasan Tamonin Saishoji Temple. The main temple is located at the foot of the mountain and is a separate temple from Mt. Oiwa and the main temple of Oiwasan Bishamonten.
About Mt. Oiwa
Information on topography, nature, parks, etc.
Autumn leaves of Mt. Oiwa
Autumn foliage information at Mt. Oiwa, Bishamonten main hall, and Saishoji main temple
Information on Otokozaka/Onnazaka and ridgeline hiking courses starting from the summit
Tenku-Terrace of Oiwasan Bishamonten
Within the mountain of Oiwasan Bishamonten, there is a sky terrace that offers a panoramic view of the Kanto Plain.
Lighting and Night View Guide
There are several places where you can see night views of the Ashikaga neighborhood and even Tokyo.
Gohyakurakan and Eternal Memorial Service
We will worship Arhat-sama in the mountain with our wishes inside our bodies, and pray together as your alter egos for hundreds of years!
Bishamonten, one of Japan's three major statues and the oldest in the Kanto region
What is Bishamonten?
Information on the origin of Bishamonten, the Four Heavenly Kings, the Twelve Heavenly Kings, the Seven Lucky Gods, and benefits.
Mt. Oiwa Bishamonten
Information on auspicious origins/history, Buddhist statues, main hall, training/prayer, events/festivals
Information on the Sanmon gate, stone steps, bell tower, sacred tree, stone tower, Sanno Gongen, Kano Gongen, etc.
Treasure votive tablets and dedication plaques
Information on the origin of votive tablets, votive tablets in Bishamonten main hall, and votive plaques
Strange Festival: Akutai Matsuri
Origin of the festival, contents of the Akutai Matsuri/Takinagashi-no-shiki, information on the Akutai loud contest
Video library/VR tour
Oiwayama Bishamonten video, VR tour guide
Oiwasan Tamonin Saishoji Temple
Saishoji Temple Honbo
A guide to the temple, Buddhist statues, and grounds of Saishoji Honbo.
Greetings from the chief priest
Greetings from the chief priest of Oiwayama Tamonin Saishoji Temple.
Autumn leaves at Saishoji Temple
We provide slide shows, videos, etc. of autumn leaves.
Mt. Oiwa, Bishamonten, Saishoji Temple VR Tour
The screen below is a 360° panoramic VR photo taken 148 meters above Saishoji Temple Honbo.
By operating the mouse on the display screen above, you can experience a VR tour of the sky and ground in various directions, including the sky above Mt. Oiwa.
Clicking on the link displayed above the spherical panoramic photo will take you to spherical panoramic photos of the sky and the ground of the mountain path of Mt. Oiwa, the precinct of Saishoji-temple and Oiwasan-Bishamonten , and tourist spots scattered around Ashikaga City.
By operating the buttons located at the bottom of the screen, you can rotate left/right/up/down, enlarge/reduce the screen, switch VR mode, display full screen, etc.
VR mode provides a three-dimensional experience when viewed with VR goggles.
The map display at the top left of the screen can be enlarged or reduced, and the map can be switched, allowing you to check the registered spherical panoramic photo location, viewing direction, and visible range.