Walk in Taishakuten Buddhist Temple – Okayama, Japan
Taishakuten (帝釈天) is a Buddhist temple located in Kita Ward, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture, Japan.
Taishakuten is known in Sanskrit as Indra. In India, Indra was the ruler of the gods of the Veda. Not only was he the mightiest of gods, but also the god of storms, thunder, and war.
It is one of the guardian deities of Buddhism. Once incorporated into Buddhism, Taishakuten becomes one of its greatest protectors. Buddhists in Tibet, China, and Japan have adopted Taishakuten as their guardian deity.
We never enter places with prohibited signs, barriers, or blocked areas.