Konkaikomyoji is commonly called ” Kurodani-san” after the place-name.
Recently, afro hair Amida Buddha at Konkaikomyoji Temple has become popular because of its hair style. It is said that after super long prayer to save common people, his hair grew massive like that.
Konkaikomyoji Temple is the first temple of Johdo sect that was founded by Honen(1133-1212) in 1175. In Johdo sect, Honen proclaimed his new Pure Land teachings under which people could go up to the Pure Land after their death by reciting “Namu Amidabutsu”, “Please Amida Buddha”.