A Spiritual Journey To The Top Of Mount Koya

Koyasan Japan – Mount Koya (also called Koyasan), both a sacred mountain that also acts as an important pilgrimage site for followers of Shingon Buddhism, is one of Japan’s most significant and well-known religious establishments.


Mount Koya (高野山, Kōyasan) is the center of Shingon Buddhism. An important Buddhist sect which was introduced to Japan in 805 by Kobo Daishi. Also known as Kukai, one of Japan’s most significant religious figures. A small, secluded temple town has developed around the sect’s headquarters that Kobo Daishi built on Koyasan’s wooded mountaintop. It… Read More 高野山