The morning religious services will take place every day from 7 am.
This ceremony is to show daily appreciation to Buddhist saints and also to hold an ancestral memorial service.
We have devoted ourselves to pray for the repose of ancestors’ souls for more than a thousand year in Ekoin. “Eko” means to give thanks to our ancestors and hold a memorial service. To practice virtue lets your ancestors rest in peace and brings rewards to you.
We recommend that you hold a memorial service for your ancestors when you visit Koyasan.
We would be able to hold memorial services in the morning ceremony for one year or make a mortuary tablet and place it in the main temple of Ekoin eternally.
We offer a peaceful memorial service in the hometown of Kobo Daishi. There are no restrictions on religious doctrines or denominations.
The spirits of the deceased can be memorialized at our temple forever, and your name will be entered into the Eternal Records (Eitai Kakocho), so your visit will remain as a memorial for years to come. You will also be able to take home a certificate of your visit.”
Required information for the memorial service:
Right after the morning ceremony, you will receive an offering and the letter of certificate that you have hold a memorial service at Ekoin.
The spirits of the deceased can be memorialized at our temple forever, and your name will be entered into the Eternal Records (Eitai Kakocho).
We will make a mortuary tablet and place it in the main temple eternally.
We offer the sutra every morning in the main temple to make a memorial service for all the ancestors who are worshipped in our main temple.
You can choose the one you would like to hold from below mortuary tablets.
Next time you visit Ekoin, we can place your mortuary tablet in front of our principal Buddha and we read the name of the deceased person in the ceremony.
※For more information, please feel fee to ask us from the inquiry.