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Sōmon

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Sōmon
Sōmon

Sōmon (総門, lit. general gate) is the gate at the entrance of a Buddhist temple in Japan.[1] It often precedes the bigger and more important sanmon.

References

  1. ^ Iwanami Kōjien (広辞苑) Japanese dictionary, 6th Edition (2008), DVD version


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