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This video, titled "Sanjusangendo, Kyoto in 4K - 三十三間堂 京都 - Japan As It Truly Is," was released by "The Japan FAQ".

The temple shown in the video is officially called Renge-Oin, but it is called Sanjusangendo (三十三間堂, roughly "The Hall of 33 Intervals," because there are 33 intervals between the buildings support columns.
In the main hall, there are 1,001 standing wooden statues of the thousand-armed Goddess of Mercy, and it is said that among them there is always a Buddha statue with a face that looks like you, or a face that looks like the person you want to meet.
When you visit the Sanjusangendo, take a good look at the faces of the statues.
On the grounds of the temple, there are some must-see treasures, such as the the statue of the thousand-armed Goddess of Mercy, a National Treasure, statues of Fujin and Raijin, and a statue of the Twenty-eight Guardians, all of which are said to have been made by Tankei.

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Sep. 15, 2020
有田 和義(Kazuyoshi Arita)
In the Main Hall of the Sanjusangendo, There Are 1,001 Statues of the Thousand-Armed Goddess of Mercy! Is It True That Among the Many Buddha Statues, There Is Always a Buddha With the Same Face as You?
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