Bangai No.6 Aun-ji

Temple overview

◎ Religious school: Koyasan Shingon sect
◎ Founded: Founded in 1433
◎ Founder: chief priest Sanobo
◎ Current chief priest: The 29rd abbot, chief priest Koyu Nagase
◎ Principal image: Fudo Myoo

Pilgrim's hymn

Umi Wataru Hana No Kaze No Kaori Yutaka Nari, Aun No Minori Towani Tsutaen


This temple had been a prayer temple for the Ando clan in Tsugaru since ancient times, but was defeated by the Nanbu clan in 1432(Eikyo 4), and the clan came to Ezo(Hokkaido).
The temple was built by Sanno-bo in 1433(Eikyo 5) as the family temple of the Ando clan in Mohebuchi, and is said to have been founded in that year.
After that, it was erected at the castle's demon gate as a prayer place for the Matsumae family, and was in charge of the Shugendo Shindo world.
The temple gate of the temple was burned to ashes during the Boshin War in Matsumae, and the current gate was rebuilt from the castle's Horigami Gate.
The principal image of Fudo Myo is said to have been made in the late Heian period(794-1185) and has become a tangible cultural property of the Hokkaido.


A long time ago, he was lost in a pelagic fishery, but his identity was revealed and he was able to make a memorial service because he wore a talisman of Fudo Myoo.
In addition, it is said that many people have been completely cured of their illness. further more In addition, many people outside the shrine come to pray for exorcism.


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371 Matsushiro Matsumae-cho,
Matsumae-gun, Hokkaido 049-1511

TEL 0139−42−2249