Fukagawa’s Fudo-sama, Beloved Since the Edo Period
Fukagawa Fudodo is a Tokyo branch of Naritasan Shinshoji Temple in Narita of Chiba Prefecture. It’s known locally as “Fukagawa’s Fudo-sama.”
Every day at 9:00am, 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm, and 5:00pm the temple holds goma fire rituals, in which wooden sticks are burnt alongside the beating of taiko drums, and visitors can participate and join in prayer for free. The main temple building contains around 10,000 small crystal figures of Fudomyo.
Guests can also experience meditation through methods like shakyo and ajikan.
Leading up to the temple is a shopping street called “Ninjo Fukagawa Goriyaku Dori,” and every month on the 1st, 15th, and 28th it’s packed with visitors.
Unique exterior of main temple is covered in mantras.
Main temple’s Prayer Corridor is lined with crystal figures of Fudomyo.
Goma fire rituals performed alongside taiko drumbeats.
Near shopping street “Ninjo Fukagawa Goriyaku Dori”.
- Official Name
- Naritasan Tokyo Betsuin Fukagawa Fudodo
- Postal Code
- 1-17-13 Tomioka, Koto-ku, Tokyo
- No holidays
※Until 8:00pm on festival days
(1) About a 2-minute walk from the Tokyo Metro Tozai Line’s Monzen-Nakacho Station
(2) About a 5-minute walk from the Toei Subway Oedo Line’s Monzen-Nakacho Station
- Official Website
- Official Website (Japanese)