Kōya, Mount (Jap., Kōyasan). Site of a Buddhist monastic complex of the Shingon sect in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan. Long considered by ascetics as a sacred mountain, Mount Kōya was selected in 816 by Kūkai as a site for establishing a monastic community and is currently home to over 110 associated temples.
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