Ornate Roof of Daibutsuden at the Todaiji Temple Complex

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
by
published on 12 January 2018
Send to Google Classroom:

This is the ornate roof of the Daibutsuden or Great Buddha Hall of the Todaiji Temple Complex in Nara, Japan. Founded in 738 CE and officially opened in 752 CE when Nara was the capital, the temple is the headquarters of the Buddhist Kegon sect.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

Cite This Work

APA Style

Wiener, J. B. (2018, January 12). Ornate Roof of Daibutsuden at the Todaiji Temple Complex. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7919/ornate-roof-of-daibutsuden-at-the-todaiji-temple-c/

Chicago Style

Wiener, James Blake. "Ornate Roof of Daibutsuden at the Todaiji Temple Complex." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 12, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7919/ornate-roof-of-daibutsuden-at-the-todaiji-temple-c/.

MLA Style

Wiener, James Blake. "Ornate Roof of Daibutsuden at the Todaiji Temple Complex." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Jan 2018. Web. 23 Oct 2021.