Hondō

Main halls of temple complexes which usually housed the primary statues of buddhas or bodhisattvas. For the main halls of some early Buddhist temples (into the 8th century), use kond?.

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hondō

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Main halls of temple complexes which usually housed the primary statues of buddhas or bodhisattvas. For the main halls of some early Buddhist temples (into the 8th century), use kondō.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300310627. The J. Paul Getty Trust.