This temple was built in the year 828 by Kukai as a special head temple of the Omuro School of the Shingon Sect. Every morning and evening prayers are chanted, and the vegetarian temple food is very popular.
* Special "Goma" prayers (Jan. 1-3)
* Hoshi-kuyo memorial service (Feb. 3 and three other times)
* Grand festival, lucky mochi throwing (April 12, Nov. 12)
* Hashi-kuyo memorial service