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Jufuku-ji

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Jufuku-ji
寿福寺 Jufuku-ji

    A Zen temple of the Rinzai school located in Kamakura in Japan.

It was built in 1200 by HojoMasako, the widow of Minamoto no Yoritomo, the founder of the Kamakura shogunate, and opened by the priest Eisai.

It is counted as one of the Five Temples of Kamakura and played a remarkable role in the early development of Zen in Japan.

See also Five Temples.

Source

Wikipedia:Jufuku-ji

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