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Mount Hiei

Mount Hiei. The site in Japan, north of Kyōto, where Saichō established his first Tendai (Chin., Tʾien-tʾai, hence the alternative name for Mount Hiei, Tairei) temple, Enryakuji. The early buildings were destroyed in 1572. The Hall of Study (Daikodo) and the Main Hall (Konpo-chudo) were rebuilt in the 17th cent.

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