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Meigetsu-In Temple

Meigetsu-In Temple

Meigetsu-In came into being in 1383 during an expansion of Zenko-ji temple. Intended as a sub-temple, it was built by Norikata Uesugi (1335-1394), the Vice Governor of Kamakura. He appointed Shugon Misshitsu, a sixth generation disciple of Rankei, as the founding priest. "Meigetsu" means "The full moon" and was the family name of the Uesugi clan in Yamanouchi district of Kamakura.

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